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Climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction in practice : El Salvador and Honduras


Document type: report
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Abstract: In El Salvador and Honduras Cordaid provides aid when disasters strike, like extreme droughts, hurricanes or land slides. The Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction programme (CMDRR) aims at reducing the risks and vulnerability of people to these disasters. The CMDRR activities supported by Cordaid focus on a combination of reducing environmental degradation in the community surroundings and climate change adaptation measures for the people to reduce their vulnerability to hazards and disasters. This report discusses the work of Cordaid.
Corporate author(s): Cordaid
Country: El Salvador , Honduras
Category: Practice
Keywords: disasters and emergencies , climate change , environmental degradation , communities
Language: eng
Organization: Cordaid
PAGE: 4
Place: Den Haag
Publisher: Cordaid
Year: 2009
Region: Central America
Right: © 2009 Cordaid
Subject: Environment and Natural Resources
Title: Climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction in practice : El Salvador and Honduras