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Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

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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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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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Step 3: Identifying Hazards

Spatial Dynamics

Developing a seasonal calendar in Mali

Further details of the climatic hazards should be investigated to include:

A narrative that describes the effects of the...
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Mozambique NCAP Project

NCAP Mozambique: Climate Adaptation, Water and Disasters

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Indonesia

This article was written in 2008 as input to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief produced for Sida with the University of Gothenburg.

Current Climate and hazards

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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...

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Step 2: Assessing Conditions and Trends

Guiding question: What are the major climate variables of concern currently? How do there vary spatially?

In a national study, highlighting the location of specific hotspots in the country...

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Lessons learned from Tanzania NCAP Project

Conclusion

When considering adaptation options it is important to differentiate between genuine adaptive measures and an expansion in coping mechanisms that are already prevalent. Following Adger...

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weADAPT

Guidance questions on describing the context

The purpose of this activity will be to develop a contextual understanding and have a clear baseline package of your region's information.

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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...

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Enhancing adaptive capacity in rural Uganda

 

People in the Gogonyo Sub County are vulnerable to drought, floods and unreliable rainfall. Within the communities here, 67% live below the poverty line and over 80% depend on...

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South African small-scale farmers adapting

Farmers with weather station to monitor and record local weather

The project mainly seeks to deal with climatic risks associated with drought and water scarcity, and...

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Malawi farming communities adapting

 

The target group is the socio economically poor community in Traditional Authority Tengani, in the Nsanje district of southern Malawi, who are predominantly farmers and very vulnerable to...

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Biodiversity

This case study describes restoration work in Bishop Wood - Identified priority target in local biodiversity planning, coupled with a need to alleviate flooding to Selby Dam.

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Communication

This case study describes Gloucestershire Village Agents, who support people aged 50+ in rural areas of Gloucestershire during disasters.

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Property

Building infrastructure is a key area for adaptation planning within local authorities. This study details an approach that can be replicated in other service areas or in other property services.

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Hoveringham flood

Creating a resilient community refuge for flood events, UK

This case study describes how the community living in the village of Hoveringham identified an opportunity to increase resilience by improving their village hall so that it can be used as a flood refuge.

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Sustainable urban drainage in new housing estate, Cambridgeshire

Sustainable drainage

Sustainable drainage in Cambridgeshire

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Adaptaton tools, Case study: CRiSTAL, Dodoma, Tanzania

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Description of project

CRiSTAL is a screening tool designed to help project designers and managers integrate risk reduction and climate...

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Vulnerable communities adapting to floods in Kenya

The changing climatic scenarios in the Lake Victoria basin, extreme climatic events including floods ravage the livelihoods of communities in Kano plains. In the past, long rains were mainly...

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Case Study: Tuscany

Tuscany is a very rural region, with an economy that is heavily dependent on agriculture, a sector that is highly sensitive to climate change, as highlighted in recent years by climate...

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Case Study: Ebro Delta

Ebro Delta from above

The Ebro delta is a good example of the vulnerability of Mediterranean deltaic environments to climate change, and the interactions between...

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Community Based Fire Management

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The incidence of bush fires in Mozambique has become an issue of growing concern at the district and national level in recent years. These...

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