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Analysis and Prospects
Until recently, humans were rarely the direct cause of extreme natural events. But as a result of their interference in the natural world, they have increased the potential risk massively. The WorldRiskIndex calculates this risk for 171 countries worldwide.
World Risk Report 2016
Focus: Logistics and infrastructure
Earthquake, tsunami, hurricane – When does an extreme natural event develop into a disaster? The WorldRiskReport gives answers. This year, the focus is on the role of logistics and infrastructure.
In Brief No. 36
Lima: Global climate litmus test
(November 2014) The year 2015 can be a crucial turning point for the protection of our livelihoods and therefore also for combating poverty.
In Brief No. 34 - Biomass
Energy change and bio-economy must help overcome hunger and poverty!
Down with oil, up with biomass – to put it briefly, that’s the goal of the bio-based economy as practiced today. (2013)
In Brief No. 33 - Climate Conference Warsaw
Warsaw 2013: Summit of climate sinners
Starting on November 11, experts and government representatives from more than 190 countries will be convening for two weeks for the 19th round of the international climate negotiations, this time in Warsaw.
Climate proofing - zip file
An instrument for taking into consideration climate change
The methods presented here for climate proofing are designed to address the needs of Welthungerhilfe, but also includes know-how from other German and international organizations.
Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction
Impulse No.4: A prerequisite for sustainable development
This four-page “Impulse” provides a brief overview of conceptual principles and approaches for risk reduction.
Disaster Risk Management
As the number of disasters has increased worldwide, disaster risk management is becoming more important in the context of sustainable rural development. This manual synthesizes Welthungerhilfe`s Nicaraguan experience in disaster risk management.
Gestion de riesgo ante desastres
This is the spanish version of the Disaster Risk Management-Practical Guide". The manual synthesizes Welthungerhilfe`s Nicaraguan experience in disaster risk management.
Green Recovery and Reconstruction
Impulse No.3: Mainstreaming environmental issues into rehabilitation practices
Taking into consideration the LRRD concept, this document highlights the key aspects of the Green Recovery and Reconstruction (GRR) approach as a strategy to create the basis for sustainable development.