At the Crossroads: Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific

Journal / Periodical

At the Crossroads: Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific

PUBLISHED DATE

February 2012

RESOURCE

This report was prepared to provide a snapshotof how disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climatechange adaptation (CCA)are undertaken andintegrated, if at all, inthe Asia Pacific region. Itdoes so by taking stockof the past and ongoingregional initiativesand by looking intothe role of certainorganizations in theimplementation process.It also discusses keydevelopments in threeareas-political, policy and institutional-which areinstrumental in facilitating the integration of DRRand CCA agendas in the region. The report hopesto contribute to improved regional planning andprogramming for DRR and CCA, and highlights areasfor cooperation among regional and sub-regionalorganizations.