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

This 180-page guide is an introductory resource for staff of development and humanitarian organizations working with people whose lives and rights are threatened by disasters and climate change. The guide provides essential introductory information, principals of effective practice, guidelines for action in a range of sectors and settings, case studies and links to useful tools and resources, for the application of an integrated, rights-based approach to disaster reduction and climate change adaptation. The guide is also a useful resource for other stakeholders, including staff from local, district and national government offices, the United Nations, donors, as well as social and natural scientists.