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Citation for the whole report:

IPCC, 2012: Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation. A Special Report of Working Groups I and II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Field, C.B., V. Barros, T.F. Stocker, D. Qin, D.J. Dokken, K.L. Ebi, M.D. Mastrandrea, K.J. Mach, G.-K. Plattner, S.K. Allen, M. Tignor, and P.M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, and New York, NY, USA, 582 pp.

Individual Downloads

  1. Front Matter (0.1MB)
  2. Summary for Policymakers (11.6MB, graphics)


  1. Climate Change: New Dimensions in Disaster Risk, Exposure, Vulnerability, and Resilience (0.8MB, graphics)
  2. Determinants of Risk: Exposure and Vulnerability (0.8MB, graphics)
  3. Changes in Climate Extremes and their Impacts on the Natural Physical Environment (19.5MB, graphics)
  4. Changes in Impacts of Climate Extremes: Human Systems and Ecosystems (6.6MB, graphics)
  5. Managing the Risks from Climate Extremes at the Local Level (1.2MB, graphics)
  6. National Systems for Managing the Risks from Climate Extremes and Disasters (1.2MB, graphics)
  7. Managing the Risks: International Level and Integration across Scales (0.6MB, graphics)
  8. Toward a Sustainable and Resilient Future (0.8MB, graphics)
  9. Case Studies (0.8MB, graphics)

Annexes (0.3MB)

  1. Authors and Expert Reviewers
  2. Glossary of Terms
  3. Acronyms
  4. List of Major IPCC Reports

On-Line Supplement

  1. 3.A - Notes and Technical Details on Chapter 3 Figures (0.9MB)

Index (0.3MB)

Errata (0.3MB) — updated 27 June 2012

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