Extreme weather and climate events, interacting with exposed and vulnerable human and natural systems, can lead to disasters. This Special Report explores the social as well as physical dimensions of weather- and climate-related disasters, considering opportunities for managing risks at local to international scales. SREX was approved and accepted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on 18 November 2011 in Kampala, Uganda.A White Paper on International Development, Department for International Development, London, UK, 132 pp. ... Contribution to the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (2009), International Institute for Environment andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation|
|Author||:||Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2012-05-28|