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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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Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

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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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Lessons learned from Bangladesh NCAP Project

Life and livelihoods Climate change may affect the coastal region through salinity, erosion, accretion, floods, waterlogging, cyclones and tidal surges. Livelihoods of people have been affected...
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Key findings from Bhutan NCAP Project

Decadal changes of lakes in the Lunana complex Figure 1: Decadal changes in glacial lakes in the Lunana area. An attempt has been made to map the changes of the glacial lakes in the Lunana area on a...
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Key findings from Bangladesh NCAP Project

Coping Measures: Inherent Resilience Coping practices are often spontaneous and an immediate response of vulnerable people to different shocks. People use the means that are available to them in...
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Food Security and Climate Change

Agricultural production, including access to food, in many African countries and regions, is projected to be severely compromised by climate variability and change. The area suitable for agriculture...
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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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Bolivia NCAP project: Lake Titicaca findings

This page summarises the key findings for the Lake Titicaca region from the Bolivia NCAP Project . For background information and context on the Lake Titicaca region, please see this page. The...
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Bhutan NCAP Project

Introduction “The Land of the Thunder Dragon”, “The Last Shangrila” and the “Land of the Peaceful Dragon” all refer to the tiny kingdom of Bhutan nestled in the eastern part of the Great Himalayan...
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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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