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Cultivating resilience in Guatemala: agreement to consolidate 'inter-institutional cooperation'

28 August 2014 - Guatemala’s Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources (MARN), the National Coordination for Disaster Reduction (CONRED), and the National Council for Pro.. Read more about: Cultivating resilience in Guatemala: agreement to consolidate 'inter-institutional cooperation'

Climate Centre on forecast-based financing at first-ever World Weather Conference

21 August 2014 - The first-ever World Weather Open Science Conference, where 1,100 scientists and experts gathered to chart the potential for improved weather services, ends in Montrea.. Read more about: Climate Centre on forecast-based financing at first-ever World Weather Conference

New global campaign on 'vital' weather and climate services for small island states

08 August 2014 - A global campaign to improve weather and climate services for all small island developing states was launched this week with the support of the World Meteorological Or.. Read more about: New global campaign on 'vital' weather and climate services for small island states

Climate Centre joins White House 'round table' on agriculture and food resilience

05 August 2014 - Intense heatwaves, heavier downpours, and severe droughts and wildfires. These are all climate impacts projected to become more severe this century in the recent .. Read more about: Climate Centre joins White House 'round table' on agriculture and food resilience

'Gender and climate change': New Australian Red Cross briefing paper

30 July 2014 - The latest addition last week to the Australian Red Cross (ARC) series of online gender briefing papers covers how gender can shape vulnerability to climate chang.. Read more about: 'Gender and climate change': New Australian Red Cross briefing paper

What's in it for them? New CDKN 'resource pack' on climate change in Africa and South Asia

23 July 2014 - The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) last week launched a comprehensive resource pack “to spark discussion about climate trends and action on cli.. Read more about: What's in it for them? New CDKN 'resource pack' on climate change in Africa and South Asia

Factoring climate and urban risk into assessment: new IFRC guidance

22 July 2014 - The IFRC yesterday announced the release of its new supplementary guidance, Integrating Climate Change and Urban Risks into the Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment, .. Read more about: Factoring climate and urban risk into assessment: new IFRC guidance

In fight against extreme poverty, World Bank to screen investments for 'climate and disaster risk'

18 July 2014 - As of this month, US$ 52 billion of new development investment in the World Bank’s programme for the poorest countries – the International Development Asso.. Read more about: In fight against extreme poverty, World Bank to screen investments for 'climate and disaster risk'

Participatory games summer school at the Universita della Svizzera italiana

11 July 2014 - Last month’s Humanitarian Summer School on games for development and humanitarian work was the first of its kind at the Universita della Svizzera italiana&n.. Read more about: Participatory games summer school at the Universita della Svizzera italiana

New German support for 'humanitarian challenges of climate change' includes forecast-based funding

10 July 2014 - Germany – in a bid to improve understanding between humanitarians and climate scientists – has announced new support for a “platform for dialogue con.. Read more about: New German support for 'humanitarian challenges of climate change' includes forecast-based funding
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