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- DescriptionToward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation is an introductory resource for development and humanitarian practitioners working with populations at risk of disasters and other impacts of climate change. It is aimed at program management, advisory and technical staff of development and humanitarian organizations, and seeks to strengthen staff understanding of the basic approaches and principals that can be applied to disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation initiatives. It also provides practical guidance on how to integrate disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into the program cycle and adapt activities to a range of contexts and development and humanitarian sectors.This guide includes examples from practitioners' experiences that illustrate good practice and learning, and suggests tools and resources that practitioners find useful. This book is a core resource developed as part of the Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) project. The ECB Project is a collaborative effort comprised of six agencies: CARE International, Catholic Relief Services, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Save the Children and World Vision International. Available in English and French editions.
- Author BiographyMarilise Turnbull has 20 years' field, management and advisory experience in the humanitarian and development sectors. She has worked in high-risk contexts in Latin America, Africa and Asia, seeking to support vulnerable communities to realize and enjoy their rights. Charlotte Sterrett has worked for the past decade with NGOs across a number of development issues. She has extensive experience working directly with communities through programming and advocacy, with NGOs in developing organisational strategies and polices relevant to climate change, and has engaged in campaigning and advocacy activities to influence international climate change negotiations. Amy Hilleboe is is the Senior Technical Advisor for Disaster Risk Reduction for Catholic Relief Services. She has worked with CRS for 20 years and has vast experience in emergency preparedness and response programs and has been working with DRR programs since 1996. She has also been the DRR Advisor with the Emergency Capacity Building Program on behalf of CRS since 2007.
- PublisherPractical Action Publishing
- Date of Publication15/01/2013
- SubjectSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationRugby
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPractical Action Publishing
- Content Notecolour illustrations, colour tables, figures
- Weight249 g
- Width148 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byAmy Hilleboe,Charlotte Sterrett,Marilise Turnbull
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