On better terms: a glance at key climate change and disaster risk reduction concepts

Consultation version 2006

The booklet explains a few key concepts on the basis of an apriori understanding of how climate change and disaster risk reduction knowledge and practices have evolved and presently interact with each other. The list remains far from comprehensive, and other key terms, such as resilience, impacts and hazards could be included in future versions of the booklet. The selection of key concepts discussed in this booklet include:
- Vulnerability
- Risk and Disaster Risk Reduction
- Risk Assessment and Climate Change Impact Assessment
- Mitigation
- Adaptation, Adaptive Capacity and Coping Capacity
Date:
2006
Pages:
22 p.
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Themes:
Climate Change, Risk Identification & Assessment
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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