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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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Assistance to Local Communites on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh

This project, commissioned by the Danish government, aimed to understand the future problems of communities, to generate adaptation options and to suggest alternative livelihood options.

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Assistance to Local Community on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh

This study describes the implementation of a school education program on disaster preparedness and management over a five year period, for primary and high school students and their teachers.

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Strengthening Actions for Fostering Resilience through Early Warning and Risk Sensitive Planning in Nepal (SAFER)

Project description

SAFER Nepal is one of the projects under the DEPECHO VII funded by the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection department.

The project is...

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Managing climate risks and enhancing resilience in Nepal

Project overview

Nepal is one of the global "hot spots" for natural disasters and climate change impacts. The poorest groups of people reside in the rural areas which are usually hit...

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Building Community Resilience to Disasters in Upland Areas of Vietnam (BCRD)

The highland areas of Vietnam are particularly vulnerable to the consequences of climate change. This study describes a far-reaching prevention program in the Kon Tum province undertaken in 2007.

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Mainstreaming Livelihood Centred Approaches to Disaster Management

Livelihood centred approaches in Nawalparasi, Nepal

Project summary

The 'Mainstreaming livelihood-centred approaches to disaster management' (LCDRR) was a five year...

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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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