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Over the last 20 years, disasters in Asia-Pacific have become more numerous and expensive, and cities are where the impacts of these disasters are most acutely felt. Climate change is one large driver of risk, but urbanization and the increase in
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Register Asia-Pacific is the most disaster-prone region in the world, and increasingly, those disasters are occurring in urban settings. Cities face multiple hazards that threaten their social and economic development, these include storms, floods
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The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Myanmar under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Cover of Disaster Risk Reduction in Malaysia Status Report 2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Malaysia under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Cover of Disaster Risk Reduction in Australia Status Report 2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Australia under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Cover of Disaster Risk Reduction in Afghanistan: Status Report 2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Afghanistan under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
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This paper examines the disaster risk governance structures in Asia-Pacific and provides recommendations on how they can be strengthened.
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Following on from the Asia-Pacific Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction (APP-DRR) Forum, a series of thematic consultations were organized to identify priority actions to be considered at the 2021 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR).
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The purpose of this policy paper is to increase awareness of the important role of ecosystem-based approaches in reducing disaster risk. It emphasises the central role of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) in strengthening the coherent implementation of various international frameworks under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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The purpose of this policy paper is to increase awareness of the important role of ecosystem-based approaches in reducing disaster risk. It emphasises the central role of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) in strengthening the coherent implementation of various international frameworks under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It further provides suggestions on how to capitalise on the growing evidence-base for strengthening the integration of Eco-DRR and other nature-based solutions (NbS), such as ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) into disaster risk reduction strategies and national development plans and highlights the usefulness of Eco-DRR in systemic risk management, using examples and good practices from the Asia-Pacific region and other parts of the world.