Disaster Risk Reduction

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Book Chapter
In The UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GAR 2022)
T. Goto, H. Sakai, A. Dewi, S. Jayasinghe, S. Basnayake, R.D. Kartiko, N.M.S.I. Arambepola
[Please refer to Page 74 in GAR2022 where this work is cited. The full paper will be online soon at the same website as GAR2022] The rapidly changing socio-economic landscape of the Southeast Asian countries is an important driver for systemic risks such as climate change and hydro-geological disasters. Global processes such as the SFDRR, the Paris...
Conference Proceeding
The international workshop “Building Resilience to the Risk of Compound and Cascading Disasters in the Context of Climate Change: Launch of the New e-learning Course on AP-PLAT” was held online on 21 January 2022, organised by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) and co-organised by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)...
Training or Learning Material
As climate change will lead to more severe and frequent weather-related hazards, the need to deal with compound and cascading disasters has become an emerging issue. The e-learning course “Building resilience to compound and cascading disaster risks” under AP-PLAT capacity development programs objects for the local/national government officers to...
Training or Learning Material
The Joint Message on the Synergy between Climate Action and Disaster Risk Reduction by the Japanese government calls for integrated approaches for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in this era of climate crisis. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is also a growing need to address cascading and compound effects of...
Training or Learning Material
INAS showcases Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for policymakers, practitioners, and local communities. NbS are actions for effectively and adaptively addressing various societal issues through functions of nature to achieve societies in harmony with nature. NbS encompass ecosystem-based approaches and green infrastructure, which have been developed...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environmental Management
Globally, shifting cultivation is known to be an important driver of tropical deforestation. However, we argue that it can be sustainably managed if the environmental boundary conditions, laid by the traditional customs and practices, are fully respected. We narrate an empirical study from the Zunheboto district of Nagaland, India, where we...
PR, Newsletter or Other
India and Japan are at different developmental progression pathways but they share a significant commonality in disaster risks. Both are among the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Yet, the approach they selected to disaster risk reduction (DRR) has significant differences. Realising the potential for cooperation in the field of DRR, both...