World Disasters Report 2014 Focus on Culture and

World Disasters Report looks at culture in disaster risk

2014/10/28 · This year’s World Disasters Report, released by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), takes on a challenging theme of looking at how culture affects disaster risk reduction, and how ...

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World Disasters Report 2015 | IFRC campaigns

Local actors are often the most effective in conducting humanitarian operations. However, despite their critical role, they struggle to attract the funding and support they need. The 2015 World Disasters Report – launched today by the ...

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(PDF) World Disasters Report 2014 Focus on Culture

The annual WDR from the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent examines the significance of culture as a missing element in disaster risk reduction. It analyses two types of culture: that related to people's beliefs ...

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BOOK REVIEW Open Access Cultures and Disasters

on culture and risk in the 2014 World Disasters Report (also edited by Cannon and Schipper) and the emphasis on the social, cultural, and environmental assets of people (as well as their economic and physical assets) in the ...

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Basics of Capacity Development for Disaster Risk

WBI World Bank Institute Photo Credit: OCHA / Irin – Design: Comstone.ch 3 1. Introduction 6 1.1 Linking the Hyogo Framework for Action to Capacity Development 6 ...

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Resilience and Disaster Trends in the Philippines

Abstract Introduction: The Philippines is one of the top countries in the world at risk of climate-related disasters. For populations subsisting at the poverty line in particular, but also the nation as a whole, daily lives and wellbeing are ...

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Coping Strategies for Landslide and Flood Disasters: A

Coping strategies for recurrent landslides and floods in the Elgon region Disasters have occurred repeatedly in the Mt. Elgon region. Focus Group discussions and key informants described a number of coping strategies that have ...

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Report on the role of public arts and cultural

EUROPEAN AGENDA FOR CULTURE WORK PLAN FOR CULTURE 2011-2014 January 2014 REPORT OPEN METHOD OF COORDINATION (OMC) WORKING GROUP OF EU MEMBER STATES EXPERTS ON THE ROLE OF ...

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Focus: Environmental degradation and disasters

Together for people in need. Focus: Environmental degradation and disasters In cooperation with WorldRiskReport 2012 UNU-EHS Institute for Environment and Human ... WorldRiskReport 2012] 3 1. Disaster risk, environmental ...

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(PDF) Cultures and Disasters: Understanding Cultural

Red Cross World Disaster Report 2014: Focus on Culture & Risk By Greg Bankoff, Fred Krueger, and Lisa Schipper World Disasters Report 2014 Focus on Culture and Risk By Terry Cannon and Fred Krueger READ PAPER × ...

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