6 edition of Ecosystems, livelihoods,and disasters found in the catalog.
September 30, 2006
by World Conservation Union
Written in English
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Book Description. Many facets of disasters generate interest among scholars and practitioners. However, a vital area of disaster research is consistently underemphasized. Little is written about the immediate and long-term impacts on a community’s livelihood systems and the customs and practices of the culture affected. At this event, the partnership also launched a new source book on ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction: “Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate”, with a special chapter on gender and a gender checklist for project managers. Tea plantations in Kerala prevent hillside soil erosion and support livelihoods.
These ecosystems support livelihoods while protecting people against climate disasters like hurricanes, storm surges, and widespread erosion. We are currently restoring coral reefs off the island of Grand Bahama, where we experienced the devastation of Hurricane Dorian firsthand and were among the first responders to assist those in need after. Livelihoods in the current development paradigm have resulted in a systematic erosion of local skill-sets while acquiring new ones that cater very little to local demands and needs, which in turn means these demands and needs are met by external expertise. WOTR’s Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and community-based disaster management.
Vulnerability assessment of people, livelihoods, and ecosystems in the Ganga basin by Divya Mohan. Want to read; 8 Currently reading; Published by WWF India in . Around billion people - including more than 2, indigenous cultures - depend on forests for their livelihood. Forests are the most biologically-diverse ecosystems on land, home to more than 80% of the terrestrial species of animals, plants and insects. They also provide shelter, jobs and security for forest-dependent communities.
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How the book is structured 5 Integrating ecosystems, livelihoods and disasters 8 Reason 1. It can decrease vulnerability to natural disasters 8 Reason 2. The high cost of natural disasters 10 Reason 3.
It costs less to prevent disasters than it does to ﬁx the damage they cause 12 Reason 4. Ecosystems, Livelihoods, and Disasters: An Integrated Approach to Disaster Risk Management (Ecosystem Management) [Sudmeier-Rieux, Karen, Masundire, Hillary, Rizvi, Ali, Rietbergen, Simon, IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management, International Union for Conservation of Nature, CARE International] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: Ecosystems, Livelihoods and Disasters: An Integrated Approach to Disaster Risk Management.
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list. Introduces readers to the diagnosis and management of ecosystems and disaster risks using Nature-based Solutions.
Livelihoods,and disasters book options for mainstreaming disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation Ecosystems using ecosystem-based approaches and sustainable development tools.
Features case studies, illustrations, success stories, upscaling perspectives and lessons learned from communities affected by disaster. A more effective approach is needed to reduce the impacts of these disasters. This publication proposes an approach that integrates ecosystem management, development planning and risk reduction strategies to reduce disaster impacts and improve both livelihoods and biodiversity outcomes.
Gland: IUCN, x, 57p.: ill. Human beings are inseparable from the environment because of their dependence on ecosystems and their services (Schroter, ).
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment () identifies ecosystem services as vital links between humans and ecosystems because these services are essential for human well-being, especially in terms of security, basic materials Ecosystems a good life.
Ecosystems, Livelihoods and Disasters An integrated approach to disaster risk and ecosystem management 4 Climate change adaptation communities will also benefit from the combined efforts of the environmental and disaster risk communities to advance integrated approaches to.
The role of ecosystems in disaster risk reduction, Renaud, Sudmeier-Rieux and Estrella (eds), United Nations University Press,ISBN 1 The relevance of ecosystems for disaster risk reduction Fabrice G. Renaud, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux and Marisol Estrella Introduction.
Ecosystems and DRR: Disaster Risk, Livelihoods and Natural Barriers, Strengthening Decision-Making Tools for Disaster Risk Reduction. A Case Study from Northern Pakistan. Sudmeier-Rieux, K., Qureshi, R.A., Peduzzi, P., Nessi, J., Breguet, A., Dubois, Jaboyedoff, M., Jaubert, R., Rietbergen, S., Klaus, R.
and M.A. Cheema. IUCN Pakistan, GIAN. ecosystems are the most prominent functions for reducing disaster risk. An example is the use of mangroves as natural barriers to protect settlements from tsunami or coastal flooding, which yields.
There is a need for increased awareness on the latest advances in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA). A significant advancement is a better understanding of ecosystem-based approaches for reducing disaster risks and adapting to climate change.
This book explains the importance of ecosystems and their management for DRR and CCA and provides guidance to plan and implement ecosystem-based disaster risk. The book provides the living evidence of Livelihoods’ experience in the field: solutions that have brought real benefits to communities, agriculture, and biodiversity.
But also, the challenges and pitfalls related to confronting natural disasters or difficult political and social contexts. Ecosystem- based disaster management refers to decision-making activities that take into consideration current and future human livelihood needs and bio- physical requirements of ecosystems, and recognize the role of ecosystems in supporting communities to prepare for.
Disasters kill people, destroy infrastructure, damage ecosystems and undermine development. Climate change is expected to aggravate existing disaster risks. Ecosystem-based approaches for disaster risk reduction can be a strategy with multiple benefits.
This MOOC enhances knowledge and skills for tackling complex issues such as resilience and transformation, sustainable development, ecosystem. Land degradation is a process resulting in a reduced ability of the land to provide ecosystem services.
This phenomenon is affecting (directly or indirectly) billions of people around the world and may lead to the overexploitation of soil resources, loss of ecosystem productivity, shifts in vegetation composition, and/or loss of rural livelihoods. Well-managed ecosystems, such as wetlands, forests and coastal systems, act as natural infrastructure, reducing physical exposure to many hazards and increasing socio-economic resilience of people and communities by sustaining local livelihoods and providing essential natural resources such as food, water and building materials.
Disasters and Ecosystems, Resilience in a Changing Climate - Source Book () Description Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (ECO-DRR) and Ecosystem-based approaches (EbA) have some differences due to being developed in silos, separately in the DRR and CCA communities; however, there is much overlap in practice.
Ecosystems, Livelihoods and Disaster Risk Reduction Workshop Bonn, Germany, September 6 Summary of Introductory Session: Introductory remarks and Moderator: Fabrice Renaud (UNU-EHS), chair of the event.
Welcome address: Reza Ardakanian (UNU Vice-Rector a.i.) • Participants were welcomed and encouraged to contribute with their knowledge and experience. That environment, development and disasters are connected is rarely disputed, but the multi-dimensional role of environment has caused considerable confusion.
While it is often recognized that ecosystems are affected by disasters, it is forgotten that protecting ecosystem services can both save lives and protect livelihoods.
The following framework. ecosystems are not an additional luxury, but rather a basic necessity to disaster risk reduction. We support shifting disaster risk management from reaction to prevention and placing sustainable ecosystem management for livelihoods at the center of disaster risk reduction strategies.
Balancing prevention with reaction requires political will. Ecosystem Approach to Disaster Risk Reduction 1 Understanding Eco-DRR: Introduction to the Book Anil K. Gupta and Sreeja S. Nair After decades of neglect, the importance of protecting and improving ecosystems for reducing disaster risk started receiving attention in the recent years.
Until now the term ‘ecosystem’.Sea and Ocean Hazards, Risks and Disasters provides a scientific approach to those hazards and disasters related to the Earth's coasts and oceans. This is the first book to integrate scientific, social, and economic issues related to disasters such as hazard identification, risk analysis, and planning, relevant hazard process mechanics.
Climate change effects are broadly defined as the consequences of anthropogenic climate change, which involve both existing and potential harmful effects on human and biophysical systems (Folke et al. ).Climatic effects are not only disrupting established functions of ecosystems and biodiversity but also posing strain on the long-term sustainability of the planet’s ecosystem for .