Applying disaster risk reduction for climate change adaptation: country practices and lessons

This short note reports on recent experience from six countries where national and local governments, with civil society participation, have worked to reduce disaster risks as part of their adaptation efforts. Based on these examples and other countries’ experience, it draws four key lessons for governments to take first steps toward preparing themselves against the threat of increased disasters posed by climate change.
Date:
2009
Pages:
4 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Civil Society/NGOs, Climate Change
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.
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