Adaptation and resilience

We investigate the concepts of resilience, disaster risk reduction and adaptation with an emphasis on understanding linkages with power, politics, economics and governance.

A man receives warning about the return of rains in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. UN ISDR Flickr

Our core conceptual areas include the role of science and knowledge in shaping policy; governance and politics; transitions and transformations; and understanding and operationalising resilience. Our ways of working include:

 


Key emerging research and policy themes on resilience, disaster risk reduction and adaptation