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Disaster risk assessment tools

Disaster risk assessment tools

  • Health sector self-assessment tool for disaster risk reduction

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    Publication
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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).

  • FOKABS INC.

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Canada
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
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    FOKABS’ mission is to contribute towards climate-resilient and low-carbon development solutions. The company provides advisory services on climate change, especially in developing countries. FOKABS offers services in capacity building, project development, climate finance and international negotiations in the areas of nationally determined contributions (NDC), national adaptation plans (NAP), reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+), CDM, and NAMA.

  • Global and local economic impacts of climate change in Syria and options for adaptation

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    Publication
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    There is broad consensus among scientists that climate change is altering weather patterns around the world. However, economists are only beginning to develop tools that allow for the quantification of such weather changes on countries’ economies and people. This paper presents a modeling suite that links the downscaling of global climate models, crop modeling, global economic modeling, and subnational-level computable equilibrium modeling.

  • CARBONIUM

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    France
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    CARBONIUM is a climate finance advisory company specialised in sustainable development and climate finance since 2004. The main areas of expertise are the following: project design/formulation, economic analysis (macroeconomic and project based), market studies, project evaluation, national strategies (NDCs, etc.), climate diplomacy, trainings, advisory services for accreditation to the GCF. The company has experience in:

    • renewable energies

    • energy efficiency

    • adaptation to climate change

    • disaster risk reduction

  • TARU Leading Edge Pvt. Ltd.

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    India
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    Taru Leading Edge is one of South Asia’s most experienced disaster management  agencies, having undertaken multiple assessment, appraisal, design, implementation and monitoring assignments across the risk and vulnerability, urban and rural development.

  • Urban Service Monitoring System (UrSMS)

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    Surat is India’s 12th largest city with a population of 4.4 million (2011 Census). The city has been growing fast: it has almost doubled in size between 2001 and 2011. The high density, the lack of safe water supply and its location on a river side, combined with high temperatures and humidity, changing rainfall patterns, rapid urban growth and industrial development make Surat highly conducive to vector-borne and water-borne diseases.

  • Urban Service Monitoring System UrSMS

    Type: 
    Publication

    Surat is India’s 12th largest city with a population of 4.4 million (2011 Census). The city has been growing fast: it has almost doubled in size between 2001 and 2011. The high density, the lack of safe water supply and its location on a river side, combined with high temperatures and humidity, changing rainfall patterns, rapid urban growth and industrial development make Surat highly conducive to vector-borne and water-borne diseases.

  • Establishment of Surat Climate Change Trust

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    Publication

    Surat known as “Diamond city or Textile city”, located on river Tapi is India’s 12th and Gujarat’s 2nd most populous city with a population of 4.4 million. Surat lies in the flood plain area and there are a number of creeks in southern west part of city. Rapid industrialization with heavy migration from various parts of India and merger of villages due to extension of city limits results in to almost doubling of the population in a decade.

  • International Centre for Climate Change and Development (Independent University Bangladesh)

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Bangladesh
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) at the Independent University, Bangladesh conducts research, builds capacity on climate change and fosters the growth of networks in Bangladesh and globally. ICCCAD's vision is to gain and distribute knowledge on climate change, specifically adaptation, helping people to adapt to climate change with a focus on the global South. ICCCAD’s work is closely related to local experience, knowledge and research, and it allows international participants to gain direct knowledge in a real-world context.

  • Le Groupe-conseil baastel

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Canada
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Founded in 1989, Le Groupe-conseil baastel (BAASTEL) has the mission of contributing to sustainable development. Baastel aims to strengthen the coherence of development issues for a multitude of actors and to improve the effectiveness of development aid in general. Baastel works in sectors that are distinct but complimentary in terms of sustainable development, notably in Environment, Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and Reduction (DRR), and Social Development. In addition, Baastel offers trainings in Result-Based Management (RBM) and language services.