Helen Jeans

Climate Justice Programme Lead

I work in climate change adaptation with a focus on governance, community-led approaches, learning and collaboration and urban resilience.

Yearly flooding severely affects the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in the strawberry fields in Barangay Betag.

Betag Climate Resilient Flood Mitigation Project

Community members in the famous strawberry fields of La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines have decided to take action in addressing the worsening flooding in the community. 

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Community members looking for the safest possible land site for the Multi-Purpose Evacuation Center

Community Resilience to Floods and Landslides in Barangay Napaan, Malay, Aklan

Barangay Napaan is highly vulnerable to flooding, flash floods, and landslides. Community members decided to address these risks and strengthen their resilience.

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Community members discuss actions to address the growing waste problem in their area

Community-Based Waste Recycling System in Siargao Island

The people of Del Carmen developed a project that will establish a solid waste management system to strengthen community climate resilience.

 

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Community members as they plan to set up a community-managed water supply system

Community Action to Address Water Scarcity in Barangay San Julian, Janiuay, Iloilo, Philippines

This case study describes how community members of Barangay San Julian have taken collective action to address water scarcity through the establishment of a community-managed water system and rainwater harvesting facility. 

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Helen is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

52de5ba413ff6vulnerability - climate adaptation.

Vulnerability

Guidelines and tools for assessing the social and biophysical vulnerability to climate change.
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52dfc4e74363ctransforming-governacne 1 - climate adaptation.

Governance, institutions and policy

Advancing new insights into good governance for sustainable development in the face of social and ecological change.
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52dfc30a748ddadaptation-decision-making 1 - climate adaptation.

Adaptation Decision Making

Sharing methods, tools and approaches for adaptation decision-making.
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ct theme 2 - climate adaptation.

Climate Adaptation Learning Resources

Training modules and other resources on climate analysis, vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning.
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