Papers and Presentations

  • Storm Surge Reduction by Mangroves – Natural Coastal Protection Series: Report 2

    Storm Surge Reduction by Mangroves – Natural Coastal Protection Series: Report 2

    “The Natural Coastal Protection Series are a series of technical reports investigating the role of ecosystems in coastal defence. This report explores the capacity of mangroves to reduce storm ...

  • This study outlines the interventions of Handicap International’s emergency response to people with disabilities affected by tropical storm Washi in Cagayan de Oro City and Iligan City in December ...

  • Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific Issues Paper

    Disaster Risk Management in Asia and the Pacific Issues Paper

    This is an issues paper from the ongoing joint Asian Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank Institute in Asia and the Pacific. It tackles seven (7) major issues: compound disasters; supply ...

  • Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

    This briefing note outlines the nature and significance of climate change for disaster risk, as well as the main perspectives and approaches of disaster risk reduction and how they can support ...

  • Children as Agents of Change for Disaster Risk Reduction: Lessons from El Salvador and the Philippines

    Children as Agents of Change for Disaster Risk Reduction: Lessons from El Salvador and the ...

    This paper examines “how children’s voices are represented and heard in disaster risk reduction policy and decision-making spaces”. It also assesses children’s capacity level for preventing ...

  • Disaster Risk Reduction: Spending Where It Should Count

    Disaster Risk Reduction: Spending Where It Should Count

    This briefing paper examines the top 40 humanitarian recipient countries in the context of natural disasters and financing to reduce risk. It highlights how prevalent disasters are in these countries ...

  • This paper tackles Guinsaugon, Southern Leyte’s recovery from the February 10, 2006 landslide. It is divided into five chapters: overview of the current state of recovery; recovery processes; ...

  • Philippines 2007-2009 National progress report on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • This paper aims to find out what aspects of disaster risk reduction (DRR), social protection (SP), and livelihood (LH) can contribute to adaptive capacity, as well as to understand how such ...

  • This paper outlines linkages between climate change, disaster risk reduction, and social protection (SP) and assesses good practice within current SP mechanisms. It includes issues that need to be ...

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