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Disaster risk assessment tools

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    Canada
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    Agriculture and forestry
    Early warning and Environmental assessment
    Energy efficiency
    Human health
    Infrastructure and Urban planning
    Marine and Fisheries

    ESSA is an international environmental consulting firm with over 37 years of experience in resolving complex natural resource and environmental management problems.

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    United States
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    Agriculture and forestry
    Coastal zones
    Early warning and Environmental assessment
    Renewable energy
    Energy efficiency
    Industry
    Marine and Fisheries
    Water
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    Ecuador
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    Agriculture
    Early warning and Environmental assessment
    Energy efficiency
    Human health
    Industry
    Waste management

    Efficacitas Consulting was founded in 1994 with the mission to work for sustainable resource management throughout Latin America, providing consulting services in energy, environment and sustainable development.

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    United Kingdom
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    Sector(s) of expertise
    Agriculture
    Early warning and Environmental assessment
    Renewable energy
    Energy efficiency

    Practical Action Consulting (PAC) is the consulting arm of Practical Action, an international non-governmental organisation that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries.

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    Switzerland
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    Knowledge Partner
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Agriculture and forestry
    Coastal zones
    Forestry
    Infrastructure and Urban planning

    International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources IUCN's mission is to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable.&nbs

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    Objective

    Resource constraints, both human and financial represents one of the fundamental hindrances to disaster risk reduction programming at national, sectoral and community levels.

    This has been negatively impacted by the global financial crisis, increased frequency and intensity of disasters at the international level, and the high national indebtedness of Grenada.

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    During working group discussions at the 2008 Caribbean Health Disaster Coordinators meeting, and under the framework of PAHO’s Disaster Strategic Plan, participants rallied around the idea of developing a Health
    Sector Self-Assessment Tool for Disaster Risk Reduction to evaluate key aspects of disaster risk management (notably mitigation and preparedness).

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    Country of registration
    France
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    Agriculture
    Early warning and Environmental assessment
    Renewable energy
    Forestry
    Marine and Fisheries
    Water

    IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (Research Institute for Development) - is a research organization based in France that is working with its partners in the South to address international development issues.