Monthly Archives: September 2013

COMMUNITY BASED DISASTER RISK REDUCTION IN SRI LANKA

 A compendium of good practices. This compendium presents good practices of the community based disaster risk reduction (CBDRR) approach implemented under a Disaster Preparedness project in the North and East of Sri Lanka, supported by the Disaster Preparedness ECHO (DIPECHO). … Continue reading

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“RESILIANCE” What is it all about?

An experience sharing seminar will be held at the Disaster Managment Center Sri Lanka, on the 20th September 2013, form 3.00pm onwards. The key note speaker will be Mr. Marcus Oxley, the Executive Director of Global Network of Civil Society Organization … Continue reading

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The noble paddy culture in South Asia challenged by the Climate change..!

Asia and the Pacific, 90% of the total diverted freshwater is used to irrigate agriculture, and more than 50% of this is used to irrigate rice. The growing scarcity of water worldwide has started to influence conventional irrigated rice production. … Continue reading

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$10 billion for climate resilience?

By; Haseeb Md. Irfanullah The World Meteorological Organization branded 2001-2010 as “a decade of climate extremes”. Over that decade, the yearly average number of severe storms with ‘names’ was 25 percent more than the average of 1981-2010. This surely indicates a … Continue reading

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