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Disasters and Climate Change

Generating knowledge to integrate disaster risk reduction (DRR) with equitable, sustainable and resilient development, recognizing that development and DRR are interlinked.
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Factsheet for young people: Water Resources Management, Floods and Disaster Risk Management

In this brief created by the Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA), learn why disaster risk reduction (DRR) and integrated water resource management (IWRM) are essential steps on the path to climate adaptation. This factsheet is part of a series presenting data from the GCA's flagship studies State and Trends in Adaptation in Africa 2021 and 2022.

COPE Books for Children: Heatwaves

Learn about disaster risk reduction and heatwaves in this illustrated children's book. The COPE squad travel to the WMO HQ in Geneva, Switzerland on the way on their epic Heatwaves mission where they put their disaster risk reduction skills into action!
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Artefacts of Disaster Risk Reduction: bridging the gap between policymaking and capacities on the ground

Explore how to bridge the gap between inefficient top-down policymaking and the often-neglected capacities on the ground in this Artefacts of Disaster Risk Reductionarticle; a result from a four-year project titled ADAPTO (Climate Change Adaptation in Informal Settings – Understanding and Reinforcing Bottom-up Initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean).

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