- PreventionWeb’s “Ask an Expert”
- Nominations for the 2015 Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction are now open
- Asia Pacific Adaptation Network Forum, Oct. 1-3, 2014
- 4th International Conference on Building Resilience – Reminder
- Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impacts in South Sulawesi
Monthly Archives: April 2014
Botto village with its 2,144 inhabitants is located at the Gulf of Bone in Wajo district in South Sulawesi. The villagers face severe enviromental degradation in form of mangrove deforestation. Climate change impacts such an increased number of flood, high … Continue reading
Adapting to a changing climate in Southern Africa: A film from the first Southern Africa Adaptation Colloquium
This short film captures the key messages and debates emerging from the first Southern Africa Adaptation Colloquium, held in November 2013 and co-convened by the University of Cape Town’s African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI), the Cape Town Climate Change … Continue reading
A new Oxfam research report highlights how Haiti can build resilience to climate change. Source: Oxfam – America Read full article.
Climate change has already had a powerful negative effect on agriculture and food security for the world’s most vulnerable, and that impact will get worse, according to agricultural experts responding to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report … Continue reading
Preventionweb.net is a platform to promote work in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and in the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action. The platform provides information by country, theme or hazard, allows sharing of our progress and lessons learned, and … Continue reading
Has climate change adaptation lost its way? By Megan Rowling. April 2014. Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org (TRF) See related article: Kates, R., W. Travis, and T. Wilbanks. 2012. Transformational adaptation when incremental adaptations to climate change are insufficient.