Societies across the world are evolving risk approaches to deal with the increasingly frequent and intense natural hazards. One such approach, Adaptive Social Protection (ASP), aims to reduce the severity of underlying vulnerability and risk variables such as poverty, food insecurity, and climate change, as well as their increased interaction with natural hazards such as floods, hurricanes, or earthquakes. ASP thereby links social protection, disaster risk management and climate change adaptation.
At the same time, the Covid-19 response from various governments is following a similar approach to ASP, which provides opportunities for cross-sectoral learning
On 15 September, the UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) will co-organise a webinar on “Adaptive Social Protection for Building Resilience Against Disasters and Climate Change: Insights from Indonesia and Worldwide”.
The webinar, which starts at 10:00 AM CEST, will:
This is one of a series of public webinars on social protection being hosted by the Summer Academy on World Risk and Adaptation Futures programme, UNU-EHS, and its partners.