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The Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction Case Study and Exercise Source Book
M. Estrella, T. Guillén, Wolfram Lange, M. Lomarda, Dr. Muh...
Documents, Publications

In 2013, the UN Environment and Center for Natural Resources and Development (CNRD) based at the Cologne University for Applied Sciences...

The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction [In Ecosystem-...
Noralene Uy and Rajib Shaw
Documents, Publications

In the context of natural disasters and climate change, ecosystems are critical natural capital because of their ability to regulate...

Far away, so close: A legal analysis of the increasing interactions between the Convention on...
Elisa Morgera
Documents, Publications

It has become increasingly inaccurate to refer to a “mismatch” between biodiversity law and climate change law, at least in as far as...

The Role of Ecosystems in Disaster Risk Reduction
Fabrice G. Renaud, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux and Marisol Estrella
Documents, Publications

Each year we witness strikingly similar images of loss and destruction caused by disasters. Disasters linked to recurring and extreme...

Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) 2015: Making Development Sustainable...
Report/Policy papers

The fourth edition of the United Nations Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction is being issued at a pivotal moment for the...

Promoting ecosystems for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation: Opportunities...
Nathalie Doswald and Marisol Estrella
Documents, Publications

This paper seeks to highlight the differences and commonalities between ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation (EBA) and ecosystem-...

Protecting Development From Disasters: UNDP’s Support to the Hyogo Framework for Action
Report/Policy papers

This publication highlights the results that UNDP has achieved since 2005 in supporting disaster risk reduction (DRR) and recovery in...

Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030
Report/Policy papers

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the Third UN World Conference in Sendai, Japan, on March 18,...