Special report on managing risks of extreme events and disasters recommends change in policy approach
The special report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX) was approved and accepted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on November 18, 2011, in Kampala, Uganda. The report remarks that decision and policy making needs to be based on the nature of vulnerability and exposure, and not only on the hazard itself.
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