Effective Law and Regulation for disaster risk reduction: a multi-country reportJun 23, 2014 The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have collaborated on a multi-country report to assess legal frameworks for DRR in 31 countries. The purpose of this report is to support legislators, public administrators, and DRR and development practitioners and advocates to prepare and implement effective legal frameworks for disaster risk management (DRM) that are adapted to their own country’s needs, drawing on examples and experience from other countries.
Scaling-Up Disaster Preparedness in BangladeshSep 11, 2013 After the catastrophic flood of 1988 and the devastating cyclone of 1991, Bangladesh transformed its approach from 'reactive humanitarian relief' after a disaster to 'proactive risk management' before the disaster.
Women’s Perspectives of Peace and Security Vol. 2Aug 2, 2013 The stories were shared by the second batch of N-Peace trainers who offered their reflections on peace and security in their respective countries during the N-PEACE Training of Trainers in November 2012.
Integrating Gender in Disaster Risk Management in SIDSSep 20, 2012 This guide outlines the vulnerability of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific and the Caribbean and explains how gender roles and responsibilities result in differential exposure and impact of disasters.
Women’s Perspectives of Peace and Security Vol. 1Sep 19, 2012 This publication offers perspective pieces shared by the women who have impressive profiles and personal experiences of heroism, coupled with professional expertise of being champions for peace and equality in their countries.