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Addressing the Challenge: Recommendations and Quality Criteria for Linking Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation to Climate Change

Partner German Committee for Disaster Reduction (DKKV)

Date of submission 19/07/2012


Action pledge 5

The study addresses the urgent need to link DRR and CCA, while criticallyreflecting on opportunities and limitations. On the basis of a review of currentstrategies to link DRR and CCA at the international, national and local leveland around 59 standardized as well as non-standardized expert interviews withna-tional and international experts of diverse professional backgrounds, thisreport summarizes the challenges for a fruitful integration. In addition, it givesguidance for the future direction by providing practical recommen-dations andquality criteria for developing effective strategies for adaptation to extremeevents.

Further information

DKKV website

Regional focus All regions
Sector Other
Adaptation delivery activity Disaster risk reduction
Humanitarian assistance
NWP work area Climate related risks and extreme events
Methods and tools
Target group Academics
Policy makers

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