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WorldRiskReport 2012. Focus: environmental degradation and disasters

WorldRiskReport 2012. Focus: environmental degradation and disasters
  • Alliance Development Works/BŁndnis Entwicklung Hilft, The Nature Conservancy, United Nations University-Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). October 2012
  • Environmental degradation is a significant factor that reduces the adaptive capacity of societies to deal with disaster risk in many countries around the globe. The WorldRiskIndex, the centrepiece of the report, determines the risk of becoming the victim of a disaster as a result of natural hazards for 173 countries throughout the world.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Asia, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean, Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Peru, Viet Nam
  • Main themes: Disaster prevention, Disasters, Ecosystem services, Ecosystems, Land degradation, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Poverty, Risk management, Sustainable development, Vulnerability
  • Main target audience: Advocacy campaigns coordinators, Communicators, Development agencies, International community, International organizations, Land-use planners, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Assessment
  • Type of resource: Case studies, Indicators
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Published in 2015