DRR Additional Resources

DRR Terminology

Resource available from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) which provides basic definitions on DRR to promote a common understanding on the subject for use by the public, authorities and practitioners.

Country Risk Profiles

Resource available from the European Commission through the Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Center. The resource presents information on country risk profiles which can be used to provide in-depth information on risk for countries around the world.

Nature based solutions for DRR

A guide from UNDRR which provides practical, how-to-do information on setting up and implementing nature-based solutions (NbS) for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) initiatives.

Gender Analysis – Resilient to cope with climate change

A study from Indonesia along with practical tools for integrating a gender analysis into a project focused on DRR and CCA.

Principles for locally led adaptation and action

The Statement of Endorsement from the Global Commission on Adaptation developed prior to COP26. The document highlights the core principles for ensuring locally led approaches for adapting to climate change. CRS officially signed on and adopted these principles in 2022.

BHA Framework for early recovery, Risk Reduction and Resilience

A framework from BHA to provide guidance to BHA staff and partners on approaches and programming in areas of early recovery, risk reduction and resilience (ER4).

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

An introductory resource for development and humanitarian organizations that are working with people whose lives and rights are threatened by disasters and climate change.

Climate Change and Natural Resource Management SharePoint Site

The CRS Sharepoint site which connects with key aspects of DRR/R programming, notable for development initiatives.

Garden Toolkit

CRS resource for guidance for development programming that can deliver positive results in nutrition, agricultural income and women’s empowerment, all of which have strong links to DRR/R.

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