Climate change related disaster risk reduction scheme in developing countries

This document looks at the disaster risk reduction schemes related to climate change, in developing countries. It discusses three main issues: disaster risk components, risk management and level of actions.

The author identifies the following approaches to disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation:

  • early warning systems;
  • effective legislation;
  • risk transfer;
  • education;
  • training and public awareness initiatives.

This document is an input paper of the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction.

Date:
2014
Author(s):
Rahimi, M.
Pages:
14 p.
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Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management
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