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Surat Climate Change Trust (SCCT)

Surat Climate Change Trust (SCCT) is a city level public trust registered under Bombay Public Trust Act 1950 (Registration No.

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TARU Leading Edge Pvt. Ltd.

TARU was established in 1990 as an institution with trans-disciplinary expertise to engage with India's development challenges.

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Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

Toward Resilience

Toward Resilience is a small, user- friendly guide aimed at helping field practitioners implement effective, sustainable, and integrated DRR and CCA programming.

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Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis of Communities in El Salvador

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In the past few years great disasters following climatic extreme events have increased in El Salvador. They tend to be portrayed by national media as natural and ...

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Community-Based Adaptation in El Salvador

This work summarizes research done on capacities and vulnerabilities of two Salvadorian campesino communities prone to annual flooding.

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Sustainable Livelihood Development

This project increased awareness on WATSAN and Micro Insurance schemes, while addressing climate impacts on livelihoods, climate and disaster risk reduction capacity, building and risk assessment.

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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

UNISDR is the United Nation's office for disaster risk reduction.

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Adaptation and Development: perspectives from Bangladesh

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There is a confusion regarding the relation between adaptation and development not only among the general public but also sometimes among the adaptation...

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Adaptation – just a fancy new name?

The term adaptation can refer to many different activities (including technical, institutional, legal and educational measures), implemented by different communities of practice, in different...

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Vulnerability Bibliography

Below are a few papers which we have found particularly useful in thinking about vulnerability to climate change. We hope you find the references useful! If you have any suggestions for other...

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emBRACE

The primary aim of the emBRACE project is to build resilience to disasters amongst communities in Europe.

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DRR and Climate Change

Disaster Risk Reduction and climate change: A brief explainer

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Oxfam Climate Change Adaptation Literature

Selected Oxfam Publications on Climate Change Adaptation, General Articles

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How is CCA Approached Globally?

How is CCA Approached Globally?

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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is a non-profit organization supporting the advancement of safer communities and sustainable development, through implementing programs and projects th

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Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

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FKx 1: The linkages between disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation

This page shows the results of an experiment in collaborative knowledge generation, the Frontline Knowledge Explorer.  

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Adaptation tools, Case study: ORCHID DFID India

Description of project

ORCHID is a risk management approach to portfolio screening that stresses both the risks and opportunities of climate change. It identifies how climate change...

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ACCCA Bangladesh

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This project aims to develop a community-driven adaptation plan of action, as well as to facilitate the mainstreaming of climate...

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Global Initiative on Community Based Adaptation (GICBA)

Collective learning on Community Based Adaptation

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Strengthening Community-based Disaster Risk Management in Asia

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Project overview

Raks Thai Foundation in Thailand is collaborating with CARE Australia to expand the Raks Thai project “Strengthening Community-...

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Management of Flash Floods

Adaptation context

The Himalayas are one of the youngest mountain ranges on earth and represent a high energy environment very much prone to natural disasters. High relief, steep slopes,...

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Coastal community based adaptation in Bangladesh

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Adaptation context

Much of Bangladesh, situated in the Ganges Delta, lies below 10m above sea level. As such, more than two- thirds of Bangladesh...

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Livelihood Adaptation to Climate Change (LACC) Project

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Project overview

The Livelihoods Adaptation to Climate Change Phase II (LACC II) project aims to introduce, improve...

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