Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

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Toward Resilience is an introductory resource for development and humanitarian practitioners working with populations at risk of the impacts of climate change and other hazards. It is aimed at program management and technical staff of development and humanitarian organizations, and seeks to strengthen understanding of the basic approaches and principles that can be applied to disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation initiatives. It also provides practical guidance on how to integrate disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into the programme management cycle and adapt activities to a range of contexts and development and humanitarian sectors.

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Marilise Turnbull has 20 years’ field, management and advisory experience in the humanitarian and development sectors, in Latin America, Africa and Asia.

Charlotte Sterrett has extensive experience working with NGOs and communities developing organisational strategies and policies relevant to climate change.

Amy Hilleboe is the Guide’s Project Manager. She is CRS’ Senior Technical Advisor for Disaster Risk Reduction and has been working with DRR programs for more than 16 years.

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"[T]this guide is a fantastic resource. Not only does it recognize the importance of involving local people to build on their existing strengths to prepare for disasters and adapt to climate change, it provides practical guidance for identifying high-risk groups ... and how to work with them effectively. Congratulations on a great resource." (Maria Tiimon, Pacific Outreach Officer)

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