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Gender and Climate Change

Work done by SEI Oxford on climate adaptation and DRR in southern Africa touched on gender issues. This article contains some extracts from the resulting report.

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Examples of vulnerability assessment

Various examples of methods of vulnerability assessment are given in the documents below. Most are participatory in nature and arise from the practitioner community and for that reason tend to focus...
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Environmental Migration in the Media

This page provides links to articles spotted by the Transformations in Risk team that highlight the issue of environment and climate and migration . With more and more articles appearing, this is...
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Dynamic vulnerability

Lesotho landscape (photo: Sukaina Bharwani) Vulnerability is a complex and by definition it encompasses many attributes or multiple stresses (social, economic, environmental) which change at...
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Information for Country Screening

This page provides an overview of available data sources for use in vulnerability and adaptation assessments. Most of these links pertain to information on biophysical hazards and data availability...
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Climate Change and Migration

There is a growing recognition that environmental degradation and climate change hold the potential to result in significant population displacement, which the world is presently ill- equipped to...
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Climate and Migration

Climate impacts upon migration processes in complex ways and it has proven problematic to isolate one particular climate stressor as the cause of migration. Moreover, migration is a traditional...
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Climate adaptation in southern Africa: Addressing the needs of vulnerable communities

Southern Africa is faced by a number of weather and climate-related hazards, particularly cyclones, floods and droughts. The impacts and losses caused by these events are high because poverty and...
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Case studies of adaptation

This page collects together the case studies and experiences of adaptation projects that are on weADAPT. Below you can browse by country, by sector or by using the Adaptation Layer in Google Earth ...
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Cartagena de Indias System Description

This page provides a description of the Cartagena de Indias system

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Cambodia

Introduction This article was created as part of work to support SIDA staff working on climate change in Cambodia. This work was carried out with Sida's Environmental Economics Helpdesk and as well...
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Bolivia NCAP Project

Lake Titicaca, Bolivia Climatic hazards in Bolivia have become an additional challenge to achieving poverty reduction objectives. The costs of the ‘El Niño event in 1997/98 represented about 6% of...
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Bangladesh NCAP Project

Introduction The coastline of Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable to the sea level rise in the Bay of Bengal on account of the low-lying deltaic environment. The tropical cyclones, which strike the...
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Appendix A: Developing a livelihood-sensitivity matrix

This page shows how to develop a livelihood sensitivity matrix that can be used in several ways: - To synthesize existing knowledge on climate vulnerability in a fairly rapid participatory exercise...
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Adapting to multiple stresses in Sekhukhune, South Africa

Feeling Stressed: Integrating Climate Adaptation with Other Priorities in South Africa, Gina Ziervogel and Anna Taylor This is an extract from an article which appeared in the journal Environment...
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Adaptation to climate change seen from a southern NGO perspective

By Lawrence Flint - ENDA TM, 2007 ENDA is one of the few truly international African NGOs whose constituency comprises African populations in urban and rural Africa, many of which have suffered the...
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Adaptation signatures

Signatures: seeing adaptation in an integrated way One approach to understanding climate change adaptation is to focus on a typology of adaptation responses. For instance, many of the NAPA projects...
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Social protection

Climate Change and Social Protection Briefing Note April 2008: Gina Ziervogel, Anna Taylor and Ruth Butterfield Overview The current focus on social protection programmes has emerged partly because...
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Sekhukhune

Community based video - Adapting to multiple stressors in Limpopo - This video was made by drawing on fieldwork we did in Limpopo Province, South Africa, where we wanted to see what the different...
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San Andres de Tumaco System Description

San Andres de Tumaco System Description

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NeWater Project

For more than four years, NeWater studied and fostered Adaptive Integrated Water Resources Management (AWM) as a concept guiding theory and practice. Taking up the interdisciplinary challenge of...
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Mali - an assessment of vulnerability and climate hazards

The following analyses highlights an approach to assessing vulnerability and climate hazards which supported the ACCCA project: Climate Change Adaptation from the Bottom Up: Collaboration between...
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Lessons learned from Mali NCAP Project

Recommendations An analysis of water resource availability, its evolution, and the demand from all sectors, confirmed the existence of a supply higher than demand. Nonetheless, deficits essentially...
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Lessons learned from Bhutan NCAP Project

Recommendations The main output from our project is the hazard and vulnerability maps for GLOFs along the Puna Tsang Chu from Khuruthang to Lhamoizingkha at the Bhutan-India border. These maps can be...
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