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Making Schools Safer

Unsafe schools are a reality. In developing countries like India, schools are often located in vulnerable areas and unprepared to respond to emergencies. The promotion of disaster awareness, preparedness and mitigation in schools across Asia has enormous potential for diminishing the occurrence and more

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Making Sense of Climate Finance

This paper provides central policy decision makers and donors with accessible guidance on how government might make use of the national budget system to prioritise a response to climate change. The paper also explores how governments can make complementary use of domestic and international sources more

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Making a Difference - GBV in Cambodia

This study analyses interventions where volunteerism has played or is playing a significant role in the prevention of and response to gender-based violence (GBV) in Cambodia. Drawing on consultations with all stakeholders, including volunteers, survivors and representatives of organizations, this more

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Mangroves for the Future

Mangroves are among the most valuable ecosystems providing food and protection for a large number of marine and land-based organisms, livelihoods for coastal populations, and protection from ocean swell and other extreme weather events for low-lying coastal areas. In the wake of the 2004 Indian more

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Me,My Intimate Partner and HIV: Fijian Self Assessment of Transmission Risk

The report, “Me, My Intimate Partner, and HIV: Fijian Self Assessments of Transmission Risks” is the fruit of a part-training, part- research project undertaken in 2010. The project’s aim was to strengthen Fiji’s response to HIV and AIDS by collecting and analyzing qualitative data about Fijian more

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Men and the Prevention of Gender based Violence

Gender-based violence is rooted in a complex set of issues that require multiple responses at different levels – with individuals, communities, institutions and in the larger policy environment. This discussion paper was produced for “Partners for Prevention: Working with Boys and Men to Prevent more

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Men who have sex with men and transgender populations: Multi-City Initiative - City Scans and Action Planning Meeting Report

The goal of the Initiative is to contribute to the scale up of effective, comprehensive and rights-based HIV responses for MSM and transgender persons in the six cities: Bangkok (Thailand), Chengdu (China), Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) (Viet Nam), Jakarta (Indonesia), Manila (Philippines) and Yangon more

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Microinsurance for Disaster Risk Reduction

In India, personal, household and small business assets are often unprotected against disasters. The costs for relief and rehabilitation often rely on aid; but support from outside entities is often unpredictable—leaving the damaged assets of the poor difficult to replace and making recovery more

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Migration, Mobility and HIV: A Rapid Assessment of Risks and Vulnerabilities in the Pacific

This report provides a  rapid assessment of migration and mobility as key influences on the  distribution and spread of HIV in the Pacific.  The report is expected to contribute to the development of multi-sectoral responses required to addres the HIV epidemic  in the Pacific more

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National Climate Fund Case Study Report: Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation

This paper aims to enrich knowledge sharing about the establishment and management of national climate funds (NCFs), which is organized by the Asia-Pacific Community of Practice on Climate Finance. It reports the lessons learned extracted from the establishment and management of the Bhutan Trust more