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Journal of Peace Research, ISSN 0022-3433, 1/2012, Volume 49, Issue 1, pp. 147 - 162
Journal Article
11/2013
This report presents the World Bank Group's experience in climate and disaster resilient development and contends that it is essential to eliminate extreme... 
CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION | CLIMATE CHANGE SCENARIOS | CLIMATE EVENTS | DISASTER PREVENTION | CLIMATE ACTION | LONG-TERM FINANCING | VULNERABILITY TO CLIMATE CHANGE | STORM SURGES | CLIMATE SYSTEM | EXTREME WEATHER | CLIMATE INVESTMENT | FLOODING | GREENHOUSE GASES | GREENHOUSE GAS | CLIMATE VARIABILITY | EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS | CLIMATE | HEAT WAVES | FLOOD | WIND | ECONOMIC GROWTH | HEAVY RAINFALL | EXTREME POVERTY | FINANCIAL MARKETS | FINANCIAL RESOURCE | DISASTER RECONSTRUCTION | CLIMATIC CHANGES | NATURAL HAZARDS | CLIMATE IMPACT | ATMOSPHERE | EXTREME DRY | PRECIPITATION | DISASTER | CLIMATE VARIATION | DROUGHTS | TEMPERATURE RISES | WMO | HYDRO-METEOROLOGICAL DISASTERS | METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION | NATURAL HAZARD | DISASTERS | ELECTRICITY | DEVELOPMENT NETWORK | INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY FOR DISASTER REDUCTION | PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION | CLIMATE RISK | FOOD SECURITY | CLIMATE EXTREMES | CLIMATE VULNERABILITIES | CLIMATE-SENSITIVE SECTORS | FUTURE CLIMATE CHANGE | ECONOMIC IMPACT | LAND DEGRADATION | CLIMATE CHANGE | TROPICAL CYCLONES | PUBLIC SPENDING | NEGATIVE IMPACTS | CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS | RISK ASSESSMENT | CLIMATE-RELATED DISASTERS | EMERGENCY RESPONSE | INCOME | BANKS | GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FACILITY | DISASTER RECOVERY | CONVERGENCE | DEEP UNCERTAINTY | FINANCIAL RESOURCES | AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES | RAINFALL PATTERNS | IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE | CLIMATE RISKS | SEASON | STORM | TROPICAL STORM | METEOROLOGICAL DISASTERS | ADVERSE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE | GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS | RETROFITTING | CLIMATE RISK MANAGEMENT | NATURAL DISASTERS | RATE OF CLIMATE VARIATION | CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE | FINANCIAL RESILIENCE | IMPACT OF DISASTERS | ECONOMIC RECOVERY | FOOD SHORTAGES | DISASTER RISKS | LAND USE | SAFETY | FLOOD MANAGEMENT | CLIMATE EFFECTS | DROUGHT | RISK EXPOSURE | NATURAL DISASTER | WARNING SYSTEMS | WEATHER EXTREMES | AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION | CLIMATE INFORMATION | PHYSICAL DAMAGES | RISK REDUCTION | DISASTER RISK | NATIONAL CLIMATE | WEATHER EVENTS | REINSURANCE | RAINFALL EVENTS | CLIMATE CHANGE RISK | MMA | COLORS | INFECTIOUS DISEASES | HURRICANE | CLIMATE RESILIENCE | EARLY WARNING | UNCERTAINTIES | DISASTER RESPONSE | CLIMATE DATA | DISASTER FINANCING | CLIMATE CHANGE FUND | CLIMATE EVENT | GLACIAL MELT | DAMAGES | CONSUMPTION PATTERNS | INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE | DISASTER MANAGEMENT | CIVIL PROTECTION AGENCIES | BUILDING CODES | MONETARY VALUES | DISASTER-PRONE COUNTRIES | MONETARY TERMS | DISASTER RISK REDUCTION | FINANCIAL CONSEQUENCES | FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS | GREENHOUSE | DISASTER REDUCTION | INSURANCE | FINANCIAL SUPPORT | CLIMATE CHANGE RISKS | RISKS FROM CLIMATE CHANGE | DOCUMENTS | STORMS | CONTINGENCY PLANS | METEOROLOGICAL DATA | TEMPERATURE | FARMERS | ASSESSMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE | CLIMATES | PORTFOLIO | MONETARY FUND | SEA LEVEL RISE | FATALITIES | REHABILITATION NEEDS | CLIMATE MODELING | WIDOWS | IPCC | TYPHOON | FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE | TYPHOONS | EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS | GLOBAL CLIMATE | FLOODS | POLICY MAKERS | TEMPERATURES | CLIMATE HAZARDS | SAVINGS | ECOSYSTEM | EXTREME EVENTS | DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
Book
Cities, ISSN 0264-2751, 02/2018, Volume 72, pp. 295 - 309
Despite the increasing risks associated with climate-related hazards, urban development in many coastal cities continues to take place on low-lying, high-risk... 
Climate-related disasters | Coastal adaptation | Gold Coast | Sunshine Coast | Maladaptation | Urban resilience | LOCAL-GOVERNMENT | MANAGEMENT | VULNERABILITY | BARRIERS | CHALLENGES | POLICY | PLANNERS | URBAN STUDIES | INDICATORS | FRAMEWORK | CHANGE ADAPTATION | Case studies | Waterfront development | Climate | Cities and towns | Climatic changes | Research institutes | Consulting services
Journal Article
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, ISSN 2212-4209, 10/2012, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp. 44 - 54
This article compares the resilience of two communities in Chennai, India, to climate-related disasters. The selected communities have similar exposure to... 
Climate-related disasters | Chennai | Community resilience | CAPACITY | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | ADAPTATION | HAZARD | RISK | WATER RESOURCES | METEOROLOGY & ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES | STRATEGIES
Journal Article
2012
Pacific island countries continue to be among the most vulnerable in the world: they combine high exposure to frequent and damaging natural hazards with low... 
CENTRAL GOVERNMENTS | CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION | CLIMATE PROOFING | CONSEQUENCE OF CLIMATE CHANGE | CLIMATE EVENTS | REDUCING EMISSIONS | CLIMATE MONITORING | VULNERABILITY TO CLIMATE CHANGE | ALLOCATION | OPPORTUNITY COSTS | EXTREME WEATHER | CLIMATE INVESTMENT | ACCESS TO HEALTH SERVICES | FLOODING | COST-BENEFIT | CLIMATE- PROOF | CLIMATE VARIABILITY | POLICY ANALYSIS | CATALYSTS | CLIMATE | HEAT WAVES | FLOOD | WIND | ALLIANCES | CLIMATE CHANGES | ECONOMIC GROWTH | DISASTER RELIEF | EXTREME POVERTY | UNEP | DISTRIBUTIONAL IMPACTS | NATURAL HAZARDS | COST ANALYSES | ATMOSPHERE | DECLARATION | DIVISION OF LABOR | POLLUTION | DISASTER | DISTILLATION | COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGE | DROUGHTS | NATURAL HAZARD | FLOOD FORECASTING | DISASTERS | INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY FOR DISASTER REDUCTION | WIND STORMS | CLIMATE RISK | DISCOUNT RATE | FOOD SECURITY | DONOR COORDINATION | FOREST DEGRADATION | ENVIRONMENTAL | SCIENTIFIC ASSESSMENT | INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION | CLIMATE CHANGE | ENERGY EFFICIENCY | RELIEF | TROPICAL CYCLONES | DISASTER EVENT | CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS | RISK ASSESSMENT | TSUNAMIS | CAPITAL COST | REGIONAL ENVIRONMENT | INCOME | EMISSIONS FROM DEFORESTATION | BANKS | GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FACILITY | CLIMATE CHANGE SCIENCE | DECISION MAKING | DISASTER RECOVERY | MANAGING CLIMATE CHANGE | EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT | EXTREME EVENT | FORESTRY | ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS | LAND MANAGEMENT | FINANCIAL RESOURCES | FUELS | WIND SPEEDS | CLIMATE RESEARCH | POPULATION GROWTH | ACIDIFICATION | METEOROLOGY | DISASTER EMERGENCY | IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE | SOCIAL COSTS | CLIMATE RISKS | COST-BENEFIT ANALYSES | NATURAL RESOURCE BASE | RISK MANAGEMENT | CLIMATE RISK MANAGEMENT | NATURAL DISASTERS | NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS | FOOD SHORTAGES | DISASTER RISKS | COPE WITH CLIMATE CHANGE | DEFORESTATION | ECONOMIC COSTS | ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE | DISEASE SURVEILLANCE | LAND USE | SAFETY | WEATHER CONDITIONS | CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY | CLEAN TECHNOLOGY | CLIMATE EFFECTS | DROUGHT | ECONOMIC DATA | NATURAL DISASTER | WARNING SYSTEMS | CLIMATE INFORMATION | LAND-USE CHANGE | DISASTER RISK | LOWER COSTS | NATIONAL CLIMATE | TROPICAL CYCLONE | WEATHER EVENTS | EARTHQUAKE | RAINFALL | CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION INITIATIVE | EMERGENCIES | ECONOMICS OF ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE | GLOBAL CLIMATE MODEL | COLORS | INFECTIOUS DISEASES | SUBSTITUTION | CLIMATE-PROOF | HURRICANE | CLIMATE RESILIENCE | COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS | DISASTER RESPONSE | CLIMATE DATA | CLIMATE CHANGE FUND | DAMAGES | CLIMATIC CONDITIONS | ELECTRIC UTILITIES | DISASTER MANAGEMENT | FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE | BUILDING CODES | EXTREME NATURAL HAZARD | FOOD PRODUCTION | HIGH TEMPERATURES | TSUNAMI | NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION | RESILIENCE TO CLIMATE CHANGE | WARNING SYSTEM | DISASTER RISK REDUCTION | GLOBAL WARMING | CONFRONTING CLIMATE CHANGE | DEVASTATION | DISASTER REDUCTION | DISASTER REPORT | FINANCIAL SUPPORT | DESALINATION | SOUTHERN OSCILLATION | BENEFIT ANALYSIS | REPLACEMENT COSTS | THREAT OF CLIMATE CHANGE | ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES | FARMERS | NATURAL RESOURCES | PRESENT VALUE | ACCESS TO INFORMATION | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | CLIMATE-RELATED RISKS | WATER TANKS | ACCESS TO DRINKING WATER | POLICY INSTRUMENTS | FATALITIES | WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION | DISASTER REPORTED | SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT | TSUNAMI RECOVERY | CIVIL DEFENCE | FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE | FOREST | GLOBAL CLIMATE | FISHERIES | FLOODS | NATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE | DEMAND FLUCTUATIONS | RURAL COMMUNITIES | ECONOMICS | EARTHQUAKES | UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT | ECOSYSTEM | EXTREME EVENTS | COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS | DISASTER PREPAREDNESS | FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Book
2012, MENA development report, ISBN 9780821394588, xxxiii, 402
In the Arab countries, climate change is a risk to poverty reduction and economic growth, threatening to unravel many of the development gains that have been... 
Environmental aspects | Effect of human beings on | Economic aspects | Climatic changes | Social aspects | Arab countries Environmental conditions | Environment | Nat040000-Nature/Water Supply | Nat023000-Nature/Natural Disasters | Climate Change-Arab Countries-Rural Livelihoods And Food Security-Health-Tourism-Gender-Water-Urban Well-Being-Economic Impacts-Adaptation Policies | Arab countries | Environmental conditions | ANNUAL RAINFALL | CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION | LARGE DAMS | INDUSTRIAL WATER | CLIMATE ACTION | SERVICE DELIVERY | STORM SURGES | OPPORTUNITY COSTS | EXTREME WEATHER | SOCIOECONOMIC IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE | DEVELOPED COUNTRIES | CLIMATE INVESTMENT | ARID AREAS | EXTREME HEAT EVENTS | CLIMATE VARIABILITY | MARKET ECONOMY | CLIMATE | CLIMATE DISASTERS | CLIMATE CHANGES | ECONOMIC GROWTH | PASTURES | EFFICIENT WATER USE | CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGIES | DEMAND MANAGEMENT | IMPACT OF CLIMATE | CLIMATIC RECORDS | AQUIFERS | WEATHER PATTERNS | PRECIPITATION | SOLAR RADIATION | GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT | RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCES | ALGAL BLOOMS | FINANCIAL NEEDS | ENVIRONMENTAL | CLIMATE CHANGE | INDUSTRIAL USES | CIVIL SOCIETY | NEGATIVE IMPACTS | CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS | ASH | DECISION MAKING | CONSERVATION OF NATURE | POPULATION GROWTH | IMPLICATIONS OF CLIMATE CHANGE | PRODUCERS | WATER REUSE | CLIMATOLOGY | CLIMATE STRESS | MANAGEMENT OF ECOSYSTEMS | CLIMATE SHIFT | JOBS | ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION | EFFICIENCY GAINS | RISK MANAGEMENT | RAINFALL LEVELS | DECISION MAKING PROCESS | ECONOMIC CONDITIONS | WATER INFRASTRUCTURE | WEATHER CONDITIONS | DUST | AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION | RENEWABLE ENERGY | DRINKING WATER | WARMER CLIMATE | RAINFALL | REVENUE LOSS | CLIMATE RESILIENCE | QUALITY STANDARDS | CLIMATE DATA | DRYLANDS | DAMAGES | EXTREME CLIMATE EVENTS | ARID ZONES | WATER AVAILABILITY | FOOD PRODUCTION | HIGH TEMPERATURES | RESILIENCE TO CLIMATE CHANGE | WAGES | DECISION MAKERS | INSURANCE | ORGANIC MATTER | TEMPERATURE | CLIMATE IMPACTS | IMPORTS | RESOURCE MANAGEMENT | INTENSE RAINFALL | AGRICULTURAL SUBSIDIES | EXTREME TEMPERATURES | COASTAL AREAS | HEAVY RAINS | WATER RESOURCE | DOMESTIC USERS | WATER PRICING | EVAPORATION | DRAINAGE SYSTEMS | ECOSYSTEM | CLIMATE TRENDS | AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION | WATER SCARCITY | INFORMATION ON CLIMATE CHANGE | SURFACE WATER | WATER RESOURCES | IMPACTS OF CLIMATE VARIABILITY | VULNERABILITY TO CLIMATE CHANGE | EXTREME HEAT | EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS | AIR | WASTEWATER TREATMENT | PESTICIDE USE | CLIMATE MODELS | CLIMATE PREDICTIONS | SALINE INTRUSION | TEMPERATURES IN CITIES | DESERTS | MEAN ANNUAL TEMPERATURE CHANGE | SEVERE WEATHER | WATER DEMAND | COLDER TEMPERATURES | AWARENESS OF CLIMATE CHANGE | CLIMATE-RELATED DISASTERS | INCOME | AIR QUALITY | CLIMATE RELATED DISASTERS | FINANCIAL RESOURCES | WATER SUPPLY | IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE | CATCHMENT AREAS | CLIMATE RISKS | SEASON | WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT | FOOD POLICY RESEARCH | BARLEY | COPE WITH CLIMATE CHANGE | GROUNDWATER RESERVES | ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE | WATER SAVINGS | HEALTH PROBLEMS | DROUGHT | ECONOMIC DATA | EROSION CONTROL | IRRIGATION SYSTEMS | CIVIL SOCIETY PARTICIPATION | WEATHER EXTREMES | CLIMATIC TRENDS | WATER QUALITY | CLIMATE CHANGE ISSUES | RAINFALL EVENTS | WATER PRICES | LIVING CONDITIONS | COLORS | CLIMATE-PROOF | ENVIRONMENTS | UNCERTAINTIES | INSURANCE SCHEMES | INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE | NUTRIENT LOADS | WELLS | CLIMATE CHANGE PROJECTIONS | DRY LANDS | RAIN | SCARCE WATER | SCENARIOS | CORAL REEFS | FINANCIAL SUPPORT | DESALINATION | CLIMATE STATIONS | SEAWATER | WATER CONDITIONS | INFORMATION ON CLIMATE | RAINFALL VARIABILITY | PROPERTY RIGHTS | ASSESSMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE | CLIMATE PROJECTIONS | CLIMATES | EQUITABLE ACCESS | UNEMPLOYMENT | AGRICULTURAL POLICY | MUNICIPAL USES | IPCC | EXPOSURE TO CLIMATE HAZARDS | WATER SERVICES | FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE | GLOBAL CLIMATE | AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES | CLIMATE ADAPTATION | FLOODS | POLICY MAKERS | ANNUAL PRECIPITATION | FARMING COMMUNITIES | TEMPERATURES | WATER USE | AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT | ENERGY USE | EXTREME EVENTS | RIVERS
Book
Natural Hazards, ISSN 0921-030X, 11/2012, Volume 64, Issue 2, pp. 1609 - 1624
Journal Article
2013, Directions in Development, ISBN 9781464800269, 163
The importance of weather, climate, and water information is rising because of the need to serve more elaborate societal needs, minimize growing economic... 
Economics | Climate Resilience- Weather- National Meteorological Services- Natural Hazards- Multi Hazard Early Warning- Operating models for NMHSs- Modernization of NMHSs- Disaster mitigation- National Hydrological Services - Financing NMHSs- Legal and regulatory frameworks for NMHSs- Weather Forecasting- World Meteorological Organization- Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery- Guidelines | POL044000 - POLITICAL SCIENCE | Environmental Policy | Public Policy | World Bank | Environment | General | POL028000 - POLITICAL SCIENCE | Public Sector Development | Climatic changes | atmosphere | floods | weather prediction | thunderstorms | climate practitioners | extreme events | climate variability | Disaster | Weather Services | Meteorological Satellites | extreme weather | Natural Disasters | Global Climate | hazard | Hydrological Cycle | Weather Information | global scale | Damages | Meteorology | climate predictions | gauge | lightning | emergency response | emergency management | natural hazards | dates | Air | climate-sensitive diseases | flood | Air Quality | climate simulations | assessments of climate change | emergency preparedness | hydrological information | WMO | oceanic conditions | oceans | Global Environment | Tropical Cyclone | weather patterns | Climate Information | emergency operations | Disaster Risks | colors | weather forecasts | Global Environment Facility | natural disaster | water cycle | storm surges | assessments of climate change impacts | information systems | Hurricane | scientific information | National Meteorological Service | Emergency responses | Framework Convention on Climate Change | Environmental Sciences | hydrometeorology | emergency managers | climate related health problems | weather hazards | storm | tornado | climate variations | Meteorological Data | Climate Resilience | weather stations | weather extremes | electricity | Global Climate Observing System | hydrological system | Development Network | climate adaptation | Meteorological Authority | climate hazards | Natural Catastrophes | Predictability | climate change adaptation | Weather Forecasting | storms | resilience to climate change | Climate | rainy season | droughts | extreme weather events | local climate | Surface Water | global population | Warning Systems | tropical cyclones | meteorological stations | dry season | rain | impact events | meteorological disasters | Farmers | climate data | Centre for Research on the Epidemiology | earthquake | flooding | Early Warning | Water Quality | climate events | National Meteorological Services | hurricanes | Meteorological Organization | Warning System | climate disasters | Disaster Reduction | risk reduction | disaster management | early warnings | geophysical sciences | Climate-Related Hazards | climate prediction | international cooperation | National Climate | Regional Climate | earthquakes | Hydrological Services | climate investment | extreme temperatures | Information System | agriculture | International Strategy for Disaster Reduction | hydrological data | winds | impact of climate | Safety | international obligations | rainfall | Cyclone | Disaster Risk | Heavy rain | global level | Twinning | Meteorological Administration | explosion | Hydrology | Evacuation | food security | scientific study | Severe Weather | Global Network
eBook
2017, ISBN 1315081040, 158
The start of the new millennium will be remembered for deadly climate-related disasters - the great floods in Thailand in 2011, Super Storm Sandy in the United... 
national growth strategies | climate prevention | global warming | natural disasters | climate-related disasters | economy | climate mitigation | climate adaptation | climate action | climate change
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Asian Journal of Social Science, ISSN 1568-4849, 2015, Volume 43, Issue 6, pp. 713 - 737
The article argues for an interdisciplinary approach to studying the complex circumstances that turn natural hazards into disasters. It takes on the ambitious... 
adaptation | natural hazards | Vietnam | vulnerability | climate related disasters
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Sustainability (Switzerland), ISSN 2071-1050, 04/2018, Volume 10, Issue 4, p. 1165
Given projections of future climate-related disasters, understanding the conditions that facilitate disaster preparedness is critical to achieving sustainable... 
Disaster risk management | Climate change | Perceived disaster preparedness | Place attachment | Sustainability | Cyclones | Sustainable development | Adaptive capacity |