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Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

The Intact Centre helps homeowners, communities, governments and businesses to identify, and reduce, risks associated with climate change and extreme weather events in Canada.

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The UK Climate Resilience Programme

The UK Climate Resilience Programme brings together climate research and expertise and undertakes climate risk and adaptation research to build resilience to climate change in the UK.

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The Big Climate Movement

Three experts and eight climate activists dissect the complex interactions between migration and climate change in this 12-episode video series. 

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VKE2: Supporting and working with local actors

Participants shared practical experiences in supporting and working with local authorities and other local users, providing ideas and inspiration to apply across knowledge platforms.

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Cover: Improving people’s water, energy and food security in this remote valley in Nepal requires taking into account climate change (I. Providoli).

Shaping the water–energy–food nexus for resilient mountain livelihoods

This brief presents a participatory process for assessing the status of water–energy–food systems in mountains, identifying governance and technical options and exploring alternative scenarios.

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Leaving no one in mountains behind

This issue brief presents initial steps towards localization of the 2030 Agenda to mountain areas.

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City to city learning in southern Africa

This paper provides a comparitive analysis of four southern African cities using city exchanges under the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) program.  

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ProSus #3: Building resilience in southern African cities

The third issue of START’s ProSus Magazine features reflections, research and stories from the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) program.

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Y-Adapt Youth-Led Action Phase!

A 6 week period for youth to implement their Y-Adapt adaptation action plan in their community.  They keep a weekly photo-caption diary to track their progress.

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Djibouti - Ecosystem-based Adaptation

This project piloted approaches for rehabilitating degraded watersheds and wadi shores to reduce seawater intrusion and floods in Djibouti.

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The EcoAdapt Project

The EcoAdapt project assisted South American communities in developing their ecosystem-based adaptation strategies.

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OneWorld Sustainable Investments

OneWorld is an African-based sustainable development consulting organisation focused on adaptive development within the context of a changing climate and resource constraints.

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Cyclone Aila struck southern Bangladesh and eastern India on 27th May 2009.

2019 Asia-Pacific Disaster Report shows a region at risk and running out of time

The 2019 Asia-Pacific Disaster Report reveals an alarming new “riskscape” for the region. Members of the ICoE reflect on the findings of the report.

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Greyspace Collective - Resilience consulting

Greyspace Collective prepares communities for an uncertain future, particularly in the face of climate change, sea level rise, and other disruptive dynamics.

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CARE Nepal

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Towards a Safer World Network

The Towards a Safer World initiative (TASW) convenes a broad range of multi-sector, multi-regional stakeholders involved in whole-of-society preparedness including non-traditional partners from bus

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A Framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk

Part of the IRDR working paper series, this paper lays out a framework for transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk.

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Climate Justice Resilience Fund

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Safeguarding NDC Implementation: Building resilience into energy systems

This short brief aims to enhance awareness and highlight the importance of integrating weather and climate-related risk into the planning stages of energy infrastructure development.

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Adaptive Capacity: An Introduction

This article introduces the concept of adaptative capacity, including definitions. It provides some case examples to illustrate the concept and links to further reading and resources.

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Improving Resilience to Emergencies Through Advanced Cyber Technologies

I-REACT is an innovation project funded by the European Commission. We aim to use social media, smartphones and wearables to improve disaster management.

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IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C highlights challenge to achieve climate stability and end poverty

This CDKN blog describes why we must heed the IPCC's 1.5°C Special Report and prevent further climate change that will harm the most vulnerable people.

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Urban resilience and everyday risk

African cities face unique challenges and climate change threats. This paper analyzes how resiliency can be made applicable to urban African contexts.

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Ethiopian Red Cross

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) is a humanitarian organization providing services to communities affected by natural and manmade disasters through the provision of emergency responses, ambul

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