Disaster risk reduction
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Steering Committee
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Name Organization
Benedikt Nerger Behinderung und Entwicklungszusammenarbeit e.V.
Debbie HillierOxfam International
Elizabeth LockwoodChristian Blind Mission (CBM)
Gisbert GlaserInternational Council for Science (ICSU)
Naiara Costa ChavesWorld Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)
Nicole CardinalSave the Children
Sharad JoshiCentre for Community Economics and Development Consultants Society (CECOEDECON)
stella joyActive Remedy Ltd
Tcharbuahbokengo NFINNFederation of Environmental and Ecological Diversity for Agricultural Revampment and Human Rights (FEEDAR & HR)
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FOCUS AREA 1 - POVERTY ERADICATION:

WSPA welcomes the inclusion of a specific reference to the impact of disasters to poverty eradication efforts. To protect development gains and to prevent disast...
This short doc describes the output of a meeting of global experts in London, 25 March 2014, and proposes specific language for a disasters target and associated indicators. The meeting was organised ...
Oxfam International on 6:20 am, 7 Apr, 2014
Ending absolute poverty should be the priority for the post-2015 development goals and this requires a strong commitment to reduce disaster risks, otherwise development efforts for the poorest will be...
Ending absolute poverty should be the priority for the post-2015 development goals and this requires a strong commitment to reduce disaster risks, otherwise development efforts for the poorest will be...
In May 2013 carbon concentration reached 400 parts per million (ppm) at observatory in Hawaii. Global carbon concentration is supposed to reach 400 ppm soon. It was 315 ppm in 1958, 375 ppm in 2000 (U...
This statement was prepared on behalf of the NGO Major Group as a contribution to the discussions on disaster risk reduction at the OWG SDG 7, held in January 2014.
When a disaster strikes, the first response must be to safeguard and meet the immediate needs of those people whose lives have been affected. Providing the tools for recovery also forms a vital elemen...
The social context faced by many persons with disabilities living in poverty in low- and middle-income countries means that many environmental hazards quickly become disasters for persons with disabil...
Christian Blind Mission (CBM) on 1:44 pm, 10 Jan, 2014
Disaster and resilience as well as the impact of climate change on sustainable development were insufficiently included in the Millennium Declaration and absent from the MDGs despite the important imp...
Christian Blind Mission (CBM) on 11:18 am, 8 Jan, 2014
This briefing highlights key recommendations on disaster risk reduction and climate change aimed at realizing Save the Children's vision of societies that are resilient to the impacts of disasters and...
Save the Children on 10:44 am, 8 Jan, 2014
This is a joint agency briefing (Oxfam, ACT Alliance, Global Network for Disaster Reduction, CARE, Huairou Commission and World Vision) that calls for a strong commitment in the post-2015 development ...
Oxfam International on 5:48 am, 8 Jan, 2014
Considering Disaster Risk Reduction through a water security lens and contemplating what would happen if the global freshwater cycle, which is already compromised, reaches a tipping point and no longe...
Active Remedy Ltd on 5:51 pm, 7 Jan, 2014
In this position paper, German Development and Disabled People's Organizations stress the need to mainstream disability in disaster risk reduction.
Prepared by IRDR and ICSU:
Scientific research and practitioner experience have revealed that disasters, development and poverty are intimately linked. Destruction of assets and livelihoods in disast...
International Council for Science (ICSU) on 2:09 pm, 11 Dec, 2013
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