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    REPORT: Ability of Local Multi-Stakeholder Action to Catalyze Shifts in Program and Policy Environment towards Mainstreaming DRR CCA

    This project and publication, Ability of Local Multi-Stakeholder Action to Catalyze Shifts in Program and Policy Environment towards Mainstreaming DRR CCA, studies the effectiveness of Local Multi-Stakeholder Action as an enabling factor for mainstreaming DRR- CCA in post disaster programs and ultimately in state and national policies.
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    INSIDE STORY: Local approaches to harmonising climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction policies: Lessons from India

    In the disaster-prone arid zones of Barmer and Leh, India, climate change is exacerbating local vulnerability to disasters. This report looks at how best to overcome the challenges of integrating effective disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation into development planning and suggests how other communities can address similar challenges by using windows of opportunity in post-disaster situations.
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    FEATURE: The invisible disaster for the Changpas tribe in Ladakh, India

    Vijayalakshmi Viswanathan of SEEDS / Saferworld Communications reports from an emergency situation where a freezing winter is putting lives and livelihoods at risk.
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    PROJECT: Multi-stakeholder action to mainstream disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation

    Taking the examples of flash floods in Leh (2010) and Bramer (2006) districts in India, the project examines the policy positions adopted by district planners post disaster, and assesses the extent to which these integrate disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) concerns into long term recovery and development planning.
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