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Pakistan is reeling under one of the biggest natural disasters in the history of the country, as
large swathes of its territory lies under flood waters. While such floods are devastating...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Philippines

Thiscase study submitted by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centerto the Food Agricultural Organization deals with natural calamities in the Philippines. It also analyses the disaster risk...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Special Issue 35, August 2007. Main sections: Vulnerable communities at the center of results, CBDRM as a disaster reduction approach is on a tipping point, communities as the base of disaster...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Water is essential for human survival and progress. In the Pacific, countries face a range of unique challenges resulting from the islands' size, topography, geology, location, and climate....

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The purpose of this document is to provide a comprehensive overview of existing institutional arrangement for disaster management in Myanmar at all levels with an aim to make information available...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This case study seeks to understand how local pastoral communities could play in the management of drought in Iran. It begins with an examination of the range of organisations that are involved in...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Pakistan

Legislation for a country like Pakistan, especially food related are very crucial, in the sense that large number of population mostly living inrural areas is still poor and this number is further...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Indonesia

This report summarizes the results of a study commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 2007 that captures: the status of Indonesia’s institutional, policy and legal...

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This case study demonstrates how the 10 flood-prone communities under four districts of Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Sirajganj and Tangail strongly understand the disaster risk reduction concerns...

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This study focuses on impacts and responses to flood risk among the urban poor living in the highly vulnerable informal settlements in the Cape Flats of the City of Cape Town, South Africa and...

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