Disaster preparedness and response

Disaster preparedness and response

Floods, hurricanes, tsunamis, and droughts are some of the many natural disasters that can impact small-scale fisheries and fishworkers. Learn about plans and measures that can be taken in preparation and improve responses.

Resources

SSF Guidelines: Disaster risk and climate change

Small-scale fishing communities are often some of the most vulnerable communities to disaster risks and climate change. This short, animated video shows impacts on small-scale fisheries – and what can be done.

In Ockhi's Wake: Disaster Preparedness at Sea

Based on grassroots reporting, with on-the-ground narratives of the affected victims, the film records different points of view of the victims who struggled through the trauma of survival. The film also focuses on how families have coped with loss and trauma, and how disaster managers and government authorities are rising to the post-calamity challenges.

Climate change adaptation and mitigation in fisheries and aquaculture

This course provides an overview of adaptation and mitigation strategies that can be implemented in response to climate change impacts on the fisheries and aquaculture sector.

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