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Integrating Environment and Development

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UNDP
  • Reducing Disaster Risk: A Challenge for Development
    UNDP, Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, 2004.
    ISBN 92-1-126160-0
    The Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR) has drawn up this global report with the aim to shed lights on the linkages between development and disaster. The increasing impact of natural disasters on development and the acknowledgement of development paths as determinant configuration factors of disaster risk are the two main issues addressed in this Report. It promotes disaster risk reduction through identifying appropriate development policies integrating both disaster risk management and actions targeting the 8 Millennium Development Goals achievement.
IMF
  • IMF AND THE ENVIRONMENT
    IMF, Gandhi, Ved P.; 1998. ISBN 1-55775-737-2
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was founded in 1944 to promote international monetary stability and cooperation.
UN ISDR
  • Living with Risk - A global review of disaster reduction initiatives - 2004
    United Nations ISDR, 2004.
    ISBN 92-1-101050-0 (two-volume set)
    Vol I: ISBN 92-1-101064-0
    Vol II: ISBN 92-1-101065-9
    Living with Risk: A global review of disaster reduction initiatives brings to light the urgent need for action to be taken – and the people who are doing so – towards building sustainable societies in an increasingly disaster-prone world.
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