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At the Crossroads. Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific. A Review of the Region's Institutional and Policy Landscape
  • At the Crossroads. Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific. A Review of the Region's Institutional and Policy Landscape
  • United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR). July 2011
  • This report provides a snapshot of how Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) are undertaken and integrated, if at all, in Asia and the Pacific. It does so by taking stock of past and ongoing regional initiatives (Chapter 2) and by looking into the role of certain organizations in the implementation process (Chapter 3). It also discusses key developments in three areas-political, policy and institutional- which are instrumental in facilitating the integration of DRR and CCA agendas in the region (Chapter 4). Concluding remarks and n...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia, Pacific Islands
  • Main themes: Adaptation, Climate change, Risk management

Accounting for Health Impacts of Climate Change
  • Accounting for Health Impacts of Climate Change
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB), Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). July 2011
  • This study aims to improve the understanding of the human health dimensions of climate change and how projects in areas other than health, such as agriculture, water financing programs, and disaster risk reduction need to account explicitly for the health impacts of their interventions. In addition to raising awareness about the projected impacts of climate change on health among policy makers and the civil society of developing countries, this study presents a framework showing the relationship between climate change and health issues in agriculture, water p...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia, Pacific Islands
  • Main themes: Climate change, Disaster prevention, Financing, Health

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