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AIDR is currently researching content for a Knowledge Hub collection focusing on disability and disasters.
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The document consolidates existing international standards and guidelines relevant to DRR and building climate resilience. Standards and guidelines are taken primarily from UN sources.
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This briefing note highlights the gaps which need addressing in policy and practice and provides key recommendations for policy makers in relation to the role of animals for disaster recovery in society, ownership and marginalised groups.
Kevin Blanchard
Marginalised groups often experience greater losses and impacts in disaster contexts. Research suggests that the importance of animals for these groups during and after disasters is underrepresented.
As searing temperatures hit the fifth most populous (and fifth most climate-vulnerable) country, Pakistanis without reliable access to energy are sweltering in the heat. The energy crisis has dealt a crippling blow to an already overburdened grid system.
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This contributing paper explores the concept of vulnerability which, despite official definitions it argues, remains highly contested with regard to its conceptualization and operationalization.
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This paper addresses the visual communication issues with a focus on natural hazards which vary in time and space or purely in space. This study is a follow up of a previous study on the efficacy of communication of avalanche warnings.
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To investigate the effects of inequality on environmental risk reduction and disaster prevention programs, researchers in Brazil conducted an exploratory qualitative study focusing on visually impaired people.
For one Māori community, a board game sparked serious discussions about flood risk.
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A training module on inclusive, gender-responsible anticipatory action for effective disaster preparedness is being developed for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).