Disasters and Biodiversity: Integrating Environment into Disaster Recovery
BY EDM | 02 SEP 2016
THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE ON
September 03, 2016 / WORLD CONSERVATION CONGRESS, HAWAII CONVENTION CENTER
Join WWF, IUCN, the Nepal govt. and Hario Ban at WCC
The workshop session will draw on WWF US's work developing the Green Recovery and Reconstruction Toolkit (GRRT) with the American Red Cross, and discuss achievements and challenges in promoting green recovery and reconstruction in Nepal. IUCN will talk about using ecosystems for disaster risk reduction. The session will also include the chance to play a fun but meaningful game developed by the Red Cross Climate Centre on planning in the face of uncertainty, and have a plenary discussion on how to promote green approaches to disasters more generally, especially in the face of advancing climate change.