Climate change has been making the poor in the Asia-Pacific region even poorer and is also setting back efforts to haul them out of poverty, the Asian Development Bank said in a report Wednesday.
M.E. Reza expounds on Asia’s need to switch from disaster management to disaster risk management.
About 9,000 lives have been lost in the devastating earthquake in Nepal on April 25 and the powerful aftershock on May 12. A conference in Kathmandu on June 25 will bring Nepal together with its international partners to rebuild the country and make it better and safer.
Climate Change Minister Mushahidullah Khan said growing risk of climate change-induced natural disasters is most likely to aggravate state of poverty in the Asia-Pacific region.
Studies & Presentations
This article discusses the methodology adapted in designing city resilience concepts under changing climate scenarios for two cities in India, namely, Indore and Surat.
This manual demonstrates, through contributions from leading authors, how environmental risk factors such as pollution, chemical contamination and climate change will bring diseases and death.
Poverty Environment Partnership
The Poverty Environment Partnership is an informal network of development agencies, which seeks to improve the coordination of work on poverty reduction and the environment.
The Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) of the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Environment Programme supports country-led efforts to address poverty-environment linkages on a global scale.
Poverty and Environment Program
The Poverty and Environment Program (PEP) of the Asian Development Bank promotes the mainstreaming of environment objectives in its poverty reduction strategies, programs, and projects.
Switzerland is a critical partner in our quest to eradicate poverty and make the planet more sustainable. Swiss efforts at the local level improve people's lives and protect the environment.
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- 14th PEP Meeting - Geneva, Switzerland