20-07-10 version of CSDRM approach


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20-07-10 version of CSDRM approach

  1. 1. The Climate Smart Disaster Risk Management Approach Strengthening Climate Resilience The questions in the approach are suggestions only and there may well be others 1. Tackle changing disaster risks and uncertainties 2. Enhance adaptive capacity 3. Address poverty & vulnerability and their structural causes 1a 2a 3a Strengthen collaboration and integration Strengthen the ability of people, Promote more socially just and equitable between diverse stakeholders working on organisations and networks to economic systems disasters, climate and development experiment and innovate How are interventions challenging To what extent are climate change How are the institutions, organisations injustice and exclusion and providing adaptation, disaster risk management and and communities involved in tackling equitable access to sustainable livelihood development integrated across sectors and changing disaster risks and uncertainties opportunities? Have climate change scales? How are organisations working on creating and strengthening opportunities impacts been considered and integrated disasters, climate change and development to innovate and experiment? into these interventions? collaborating? 1b 2b 3b Periodically assess the effects of climate Promote regular learning and reflection Forge partnerships to ensure the rights change on current and future disaster to improve the implementation of policies and entitlements of people to access risks and uncertainties and practices basic services, productive assets and common property resources How is knowledge from meteorology, Have disaster risk management policies climatology, social science, and and practices been changed as a result of What networks and alliance are in place to communities about hazards, reflection and learning-by-doing? Is there a advocate for the rights and entitlements vulnerabilities and uncertainties being process in place for information and learning of people to access basic services, collected, integrated and used at to flow from communities to organisations productive assets and common property different scales? and vice versa? resources? 1c 2c 3c Integrate knowledge of changing risks Ensure policies and practices to tackle Empower communities and local and uncertainties into planning, policy changing disaster risk are flexible, authorities to influence the decisions and programme design to reduce the integrated across sectors and scale and of national governments, NGOs, vulnerability and exposure of people’s lives have regular feedback loops international and private sector and livelihoods organisations and to promote What are the links between people accountability and transparency How is knowledge about changing and organisations working to reduce disaster risks being incorporated into and changing disaster risks and uncertainties To what extent are decision-making acted upon within interventions? How at community, sub-national, national structures de-centralised, participatory and are measures to tackle uncertainty being and international levels? How flexible, inclusive? How do communities, including considered in these processes? How are accountable and transparent are these women, children and other marginalised these processes strengthening partnerships people and organisations? groups, influence decisions? How do they between communities, governments and hold government and other organisations other stakeholders? to account? 1d 2d 3d Increase access of all stakeholders Use tools and methods to plan for Promote environmentally sensitive to information and support services uncertainty and unexpected events and climate smart development concerning changing disaster What processes are in place to support How are environmental impact risks, uncertainties and broader governments, communities and other assessments including climate change? climate impacts stakeholders to effectively manage How are development interventions, How are varied educational approaches, the uncertainties related to climate including ecosystem-based approaches, early warning systems, media and change? How are findings from scenario protecting and restoring the environment community-led public awareness planning exercises and climate-sensitive and addressing poverty and vulnerability? programmes supporting increased access vulnerability assessments being To what extent are the mitigation of to information and related support integrated into existing strategies? greenhouse gases and low emissions services? strategies being integrated within development plans?