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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

UNDRR 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 was to build resilience to disasters amongst communities in Europe. This project started on 1 October 2011 and ended on 30 September 2015. 

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Climate Adaptation Learning Resources

Training modules and other resources on climate analysis, vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning.

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How is CCA Approached Globally?

How is CCA Approached Globally?

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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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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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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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Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

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Glossaries of terms

This article page provides links to IPCC glossaries for climate change, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.

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Adaptation tools, Case study: ORCHID DFID India

Inda case study in ORCHID project

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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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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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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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