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Words into Action guidelines

This document provides guidance on National Focal Points for the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 and on the establishment or strengthening of National and Local Platforms for DRR. It also describes the link between Global, National, Regional, and Local Platforms for DRR.To...

Pilot early warning system for debris flow and floods

Developing a comprehensive participatory, reliable and cost- accessible early warming system for floods and landslides: first results in Lurigancho-Chosica (Carosio, La Libertad, Pedragales and Corrales ravines)

Ecosystem-based adaptation to increase flood resilience of vulnerable people - Evidence from...

The Vietnamese province of Thua ThienHue is regularly hit by floods, which stand to get worse in the future. Recent flood events in November 2017 resulted in 830 billion VND damages and led to the loss of nine lives. The threat posed by floods makes adapting and managing flooding a highly urgent...

Storing fresh and dried tomatoes

You can store fresh tomatoes in a local fridge for a few weeks. A local fridge consists of two earthen pots, placed one inside the other and separated with sand. In addition to storing fresh tomatoes, they can also be dried and used any time. Dried tomatoes can be stored for a year

Flood tolerant rice

Flood tolerant rice is the solution for flood-prone areas. In this video, we will take a closer look at how to select suitable rice varieties, use quality seeds, grow healthy and vigorous seedlings and manage your field after flooding.

Making a raised platform for sheep and goats

In traditional sheds, sheep and goats are often kept on the ground. The animals are in direct contact with their urine and droppings. Because of poor hygiene many animals get sick. You can easily make a raised platform inside your existing shed to solve these problems and ensure safety during...

Understanding climate smart agriculture

This video explains the climate-smart agriculture approach including its objectives and why it is needed. Climate change will hit farmers, herders and fishers the hardest. The Climate-smart agriculture approach promotes the development of the technical, policy and investment conditions to achieve...

Floating Vegetable Gardens

As land remains under water during the rainy season, floating garden made using crop residues solves the regular livelihood problems providing regular crops. Floating garden does not need any chemical fertilizers or pesticides, because the floating bed is fertile by nature.

Zurich’s Post-Event Review Capability: Global lessons for reducing risk and increasing resilience

Impacts from disasters are getting worse. Yet after a disaster, there is rarely time to learn what happened and what could be done better next time. Zurich’s Post-Event Review Capability (PERC) methodology meets this urgent need. PERCs generate actionable recommendations for preventing future...

Building a Flood monitoring Web Application in Greece

In this radio show recording hear how GEOSYSTEMS Hellas has tapped into the stream of data supplied by the European Space Agency to build a flood-monitoring web application based on Hexagon Geospatial technology.

Communicating flood risks in a changing climate: 9 principles for promoting public engagement

Report and webinar: How can we engage individuals and communities more effectively around flood risks in a changing climate? Two years on from the wettest winter on record, a new report identifies 9 principles for communicating about flooding in a changing climate. It is a collaboration...

Integrated Risk Management Reducing disaster risks by strengthening community resilience

To address disaster risks effectively, risk reduction interventions should address integrate timescales and geographical scales. Climate variability and change necessitate the assessment of risks in the short term (weather forecasts) as well as in the medium (seasonal forecast) and long-term...

Multi-hazard Early Warning Systems: A Checklist

This checklist is a key outcome of the first Multi-hazard Early Warning Conference, which was organized by the International Network for Multi-hazard Early Warning Systems (IN-MHEWS) 2 from 22 to 23 May 2017 in Cancún, Mexico. Through the lens of the Sendai Framework, it incorporates the...

Building resilience: investing in mitigation to reduce risk

Changes in land use and the effects of climate change have contributed to a rise in natural disasters, including floods. Disasters devastate the communities they impact, often requiring emergency intervention, temporary relocation of families and businesses, and costly repairs. How can mitigating...

Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies in Asia and the Pacific

People across the Asia-Pacific region live with diverse and interlinked risks. These risks are related to increasingly severe and complex shocks to the political, social, economic and ecological systems that underpin human development. The impacts of such shocks often fall disproportionately...

Lessons from ACCCRN in Viet Nam Series: Assessment of Urban Planning and Urban Development in An...

This article presents major findings of a study done in 2014-2015 to assess the urban planning and development process of An Van Duong, one of the most influential urban areas to the development of Hue City. The An Van Duong master plan was approved by the Thua Thien Hue provincial People’s...

Nepal Country Case Study: Effective law and policy on gender equality and protection from sexual...

Nepal witnessed a devastating earthquake on 25th April 2015 that claimed the lives of more than 8,000 people. Hundreds of thousands of people were left homeless and amongst them were high numbers of women, children and older persons, people with disabilities and minorities. Some organizations...

Guidebook on community disaster preparedness

This guidebook was produced to provide practical guidelines and tools to local organizations in designing and implementing community-led disaster risk reduction and preparedness programs. The contents are collected from various sources including those of IIRR to come up with a compilation of easy...

Floods

Animation of flooding for World Met Day 2018. The video describes the major types of flooding and how communities and individuals can keep themselves safe before and during the event. The animation is accessible to all audiences and would be a useful introduction to general flood risk and the...

Foresight for policy & decision-makers

Foresight is a systematic, participatory, future intelligence gathering and medium- to long-term vision-building process to inform present-day decisions and mobilise joint actions. This report explores the potential role of foresight in integrating DRR and CCA through an analysis of 20 of the...

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