Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

Toward Resilience is an introductory resource for development and humanitarian practitioners working with populations at risk of the impacts of climate change and other hazards. It is aimed at program management and technical staff of development and humanitarian organizations, and seeks to strengthen understanding of the basic approaches and principles that can be applied to disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation initiatives. It also provides practical guidance on how to integrate disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into the programme management cycle and adapt activities to a range of contexts and development and humanitarian sectors.

  • Synopsis
    Toward Resilience is an introductory resource for development and humanitarian practitioners working with populations at risk of disasters and other impacts of climate change. It is aimed at program management, advisory and technical staff of development and humanitarian organizations, and seeks to strengthen staff understanding of the basic approaches and principals that can be applied to disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation initiatives. It also provides practical guidance on how to integrate disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into the program cycle and adapt activities to a range of contexts and development and humanitarian sectors.This guide includes examples from practitioners’ experiences that illustrate good practice and learning, and suggests tools and resources that practitioners find useful. This book is a core resource developed as part of the Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) project. The ECB Project is a collaborative effort comprised of six agencies: CARE International, Catholic Relief Services, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Save the Children and World Vision International.
  • Table of Contents
    Introduction
    1. Understanding disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation
    2. Key groups for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation
    3. Program cycle management for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation
    4. Key sectors for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation
    5. Key contexts for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation
    6. Creating an enabling environment for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation
    Tools and Resources
    Glossary
    Index

See also:
http://developmentbookshop.com/toward-resilience-pb

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

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