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Infrastructure

An application for Cai Lon - Cai Be Sluice Gates in the Mekong Delta

 In this study, a step-by-step methodology of climate risk assessment for infrastructure, namely the PIEVC Engineering Protocol (the “Protocol”), was used to assess the climate risk of the Cai Lon - Cai Be sluice gates.

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Infrastrucutre

Climate Risk Analysis and Assessment Report for Cai Lon - Cai Be Sluice Gate Project

T his report presents the results of the climate risk assessment conducted for the Cai Lon – Cai Be Sluice Gate project in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam, between August 2018 and May 2019. The assessment was conducted using the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) engineering protocol for infrastructure vulnerability assessments (the “Protocol”). 

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Infrastrucutre

Risk Assessment for the Climate Proofing of Infrastructure Investments

The PIEVC Engineering Vulnerability Assessment Protocol is a climate risk assessment tool developed by Engineers Canada and tailored to the needs of the infrastructure sector. This document briefly describes the seven steps in risk assessment for the climate proofing of infrastructure investments. 

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Infrastructure

How to Interpret Climate Information for the Assessment of Climate Risks

The main challenge of integrating climate information into risk assessments are opposing approaches for assessing climate risks and adaptation options and its implications for the design of climate information products. This guide breaks down the process using Cai Lon – Cai Be climate risk assessment as an example. 

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Illustration by Elise Gunstvedt and Hasan Abbas, GRID-Arendal

Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from the South Caucasus

The Mountains ADAPT: Solutions from the South Caucasus booklet showcases adaptation solutions proven to be successful in response to specific issues caused, or accelerated by, climate change that negatively affect mountain communities’ livelihoods and ecosystems. The publication covers Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.

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Understanding the risk of flooding in the city: The case of Barangay Potrero, Metro Manila

Malabon City is in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines. It is part of a sub-region called CAMANAVA (composed of the cities of CAloocan, MAlabon, NAvotas...

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Synthesis report: FCFA pilot phase

This report provides initial research into the use of long-term (5-40 year) climate information in Malawi, Rwanda, Zambia and the coastal cities of Accra, Ghana and Maputo, Mozambique.

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Constructing Sand Dams for Water Capture and Storage

Photo: Excellent Development

Drought is the most serious natural hazard facing Eastern Africa in terms of seaverity and frequency of occurrence. The most seriously...

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