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Protecting Assets against an Increasing Risk of Flood

In some parts of the world, climate change will likely increase the frequency and severity of floods. Components of an electrical network, such as substations, can be highly vulnerable to flooding.

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Sustainable development publications, tools and approaches

This page brings together key knowledge resources that have been produced by SDC and/or its partners, and which may be of interest to sustainable development practitioners.

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by Eugeniy Golovko

Publications and Other Resources on Sustainable Mountain Development

This page brings together all the key publications (multiple languages) on Sustainable Mountain Development produced and/or funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and partners.

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Insurgency, Terrorism and Organised Crime in a Warming Climate

This report examines the links between climate-fragility risks and non-state armed groups. It draws on four case studies in the Lake Chad region, Syria, Afghanistan and Guatemala.

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Emerging Evidence on Climate Change and Health in Africa

This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change on the health sector in Africa, including threats to health and development investments, and opportunities to achieve health targets.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Disaster preparedness and emergency management

This policy brief looks at disaster preparedness and emergency management measures that cities can use to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Transformational adaptation

This policy brief looks at how cities can approach transformational adaptation through the implementation of fundamentally different approaches to preparing for, and responding to, climate risks.

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Building a Climate-Resilient City: Electricity and information and communication technology infrastructure

This policy brief looks at measures related to electricity and ICT infrastructure that cities can use to build their resilience to climate change impacts.

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10 key reports for the CC&E Network in 2016

These publications provide insights and learning on key topics in climate change mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development, and highlight areas for future research and policy development.

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The University of the South Pacific

The University of the South Pacific, as one of two regional universities in the world, is supported by 12 Pacific Island Countries - Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands,

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Environment and Climate Change Canada

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) aims to protect the environment, conserve Canada's natural heritage, and provide weather and meteorological information to keep Canadians informed and s

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Ouranos

Ouranos is a Canadian non-profit organization that engages in focused, applied science in support of sound decisions related to climate change and its impacts.

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University of Nigeria

The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN, is a federal university located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.

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Lagos State Univeristy

Lagos State University - also known as LASU - was established in 1983 for the advancement of learning and establishment of academic excellence.

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Webinar: How to make poor people less vulnerable to natural disasters

In this webinar Stephane Hallegatte explores the link between extreme weather and extreme poverty that underscores the urgency for policies that better protect the world’s most vulnerable.

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Climate resilience cartoon for the Philippines

This cartoon was created for local farmers in the Visayas to illustrate the causes and impacts of climate change, and to communicate simple adaptation measures for local agricultural activities.

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Communicating climate change attribution

A new toolkit from the Raising Risk Awareness project aims to help journalists and communicators report on the linkages between climate change and extreme weather events.

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LTS International

LTS International is a consultancy and project management firm that supports sustainable development worldwide.

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Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development

This book documents emerging and innovative evaluation knowledge and practice for climate change and its links to sustainable development.

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Decentralized Governance and Climate Change Adaptation: A Case Study on Mali

This study explored ways in which Mali’s 25-year old decentralized governance system empowers local government to help communities adapt to the changing climate.

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Climate Interactive

Climate Interactive is a not-for-profit organization based in Washington DC.

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MMC Governance and Natural Resource Management

We are a group of consultants with combined experience in international multilateral and bilateral development organizations as well as private consultancy firms.

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2016 ADA/UNDP Moldova Project Photobook

This photobook highlights activities from the "Supporting Moldova’s National Climate Change Adaptation Planning Process" including adaptation stories, publications and resources.

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Dialogue for decision-making: the ‘City Learning Lab’ approach

The FRACTAL ‘City Learning Lab’ approach is designed to facilitate problem-solving at the intersection of climate change and urbanization trends across cities in Southern Africa.

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Explore the Adaptation Layer

View climate adaptation projects plotted on a global map, browsable by theme or network. Find out who is doing what, and where, alongside climate station data.

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