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‘Disaster Risk Reduction’ posts

Utilizing remittance for access to financial and enterprise services for rural women in Nepal

Monday, January 18th, 2016 Posted in Asia, Change, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Nepal | No Comments »

  Rural enterprise development is a key to poverty alleviation in Nepal as the government’s 13th development plan includes micro-enterprise development as part of strategy for poverty reduction.

Sustainable agriculture is Asean’s best bet against climate change

Monday, May 25th, 2015 Posted in ASEAN, Asia, Climate change adaptation, coastal management, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Inequality | No Comments »

Women’s power against disasters

Monday, March 30th, 2015 Posted in Disaster Risk Reduction, Gender Equality, Humanitarian, Philippines, Women's Rights | No Comments »

A disappointing outcome in Sendai: why the fight for strong and accountable action to reduce disaster risk is now more important than ever

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 Posted in Climate change adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, Humanitarian | No Comments »

Sendai, Japan _ Just days after the President of Vanuatu almost broke down as he spoke of the devastation that Tropical Cyclone Pam had inflicted upon his nation, the mood is bittersweet at the closing of the Third World Conference on ...

Why mobilizing women’s leadership is critical to effective Disaster Risk Reduction

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 Posted in Disaster Risk Reduction, Gender Equality, Humanitarian, Women's Rights | No Comments »

“No matter how much the ground shakes, we will remain calm in our hearts.” (Quote from a group of women from Iwakiri district of Sendai, Japan)

Kathmandu Declaration of the South Asia Regional Policy Forum on 18th SAARC Summit

Friday, November 28th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Gender Equality, India, Inequality, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized | No Comments »

  Kathmandu Declaration of the South Asia Regional Policy Forum on 18th SAARC Summit

18th SAARC Summit: A Missed Opportunity for South Asia?

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Gender Equality, India, Inequality, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized, Women's Rights | No Comments »

By Monisha Biswas We are aware that the Millennium Development Goals set a target to half down poverty and hunger by 2015 and we know the status of progress. But many of us are not aware about a much comprehensive framework ...

CCA and DRR Policy challenges: Pakistan at the Crossroads

Saturday, November 15th, 2014 Posted in Climate change adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, Pakistan, Shafqat Aziz | No Comments »

Text by Shafqat Aziz Imagine a situation where you and your vehicle are all set for a perfect smooth drive but you have no clue of your destination? Most probably, you will not able to even start your journey. Now just ...