Envisioning Resilience: Towards Climate Compatible Development

Journal / Periodical

Envisioning Resilience: Towards Climate Compatible Development

ORGANISER: All India Disaster Mitigation Institute
AUTHORS: The contributions from Mihir R. Bhatt with AIDMI Team; American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; Hina Lotia; Kees van der Geest, Michael Zissener, and Koko Warner; Eric Chu; JC Gaillard and Jessica Mercer; Kiran Sura; Mathieu Lacoste; Megh Ranjani Rai; Oscar Rojas; Sudhir Kumar; and Williams Johnson.

PUBLISHED DATE

April 2014

RESOURCE

Southasiadisasters.net issue no. 109, April 2014:

What is the vision of resilience? Here is an issue that addresses it.

The 109th issue of Southasiadisaster.net is titled ‘Envisioning Resilience: Towards Climate Compatible Development’ explores the important theme of ‘Climate Compatible Development’. As a novel approach, climate compatible development tries to address the overlap between climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) for the achievement of broad development goals. This issue of Southasiadisasters.net entails an overview of the climate compatible development approach. The main purpose of this issue is to highlight the existing and evolving systems of knowledge that can help in tackling these emerging risks. The content includes:

i.           Defining Climate Compatible Development

ii.         Addressing Loss and Damage with Micro-insurance

iii.       Aiding Typhoon Haiyan Victims in Philippines

iv.       Cartagena de Indias: A Pioneer in Becoming a Climate Compatible City

v.         The Need for a New Cadre of Leaders in the Face of Climate Change

vi.       Education and Research at the Nexus of Disaster Resilience and Climate Adaptation

vii.     A Road Map for Disaster Risk Reduction Post-2015

viii.   Debris Management: Critical for Disaster Management

ix.       HFA 2 in Nepal: Priorities for Action

x.         How Space Watch on Agro Drought Reduces Disaster Risk

xi.       LEAD Pakistan and Disaster Risk Reduction

xii.     Why Advocacy Matters?

 

Themes: Climate Change, Food Security & Agriculture, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Media, Social Impacts & Resilience, Urban Risk & Planning, Vulnerable Populations