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Forests and trees for adaptation: the 6 main stories

Research and practice across different forest and tree ecosystems have provided substantial evidence on the importance of these ecosystems for the adaptation of people to climate change.

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AdaptCap India

AdaptCap Project in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, India

India has a 7,500 km long, densely populated coast line, which is vulnerable to coastal floods, erosion and cyclones. The...

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Urban challenges of adaptation

Despite the increasingly evident need to conduct adaptation work at the urban level, organisations often have to deal with several obstacles when planning and conducting adaptation actions...

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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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TREE AID

TREE AID was established as a charity in 1987 by a group of foresters in response to the famine in Africa, brought to public attention by Band Aid and Live Aid.

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Adaptation to droughts in Serbian agriculture

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Climate change is projected to bring increasing temperatures and changing precipitation patterns to Serbia, varying from...

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NCAP Vietnam: Impacts on Thua Thien Hue Province

Apart from assessing the impacts of climate change on water resources, the project has also looked into the impacts of climate change on other sectors in Thua Thien Hue Province and Phu Vang...

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NCAP Vietnam Study Sites

Thua Thien Hue Province, Huong River Basin and Phu Vang districts

Figure 1: Location of Thua Thien Hue province in Vietnam and the surrounding regions(Source: Phong Tran et al. 2007)

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Vallegrande Climate Hazards

Climate

Monthly Precipitation Average in the Vallegrande Region (1971-2001)

The meso-thermal sub-humid dry climate is predominant in the region with low levels of water in the...

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NCAP Bangladesh: Noakhali

Description of the Study Area

Map of Noakhali District

Noakhali is one of the coastal districts of the country. The district has an area of 3600.99km² and is bordered by...

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Colombia Vulnerability Assessment 1

The ecosystems in Cartagena face several pressures that make them highly vulnerable, diminishing their capacity to cope with the effects of climate change. 

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Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network

The Asian Disaster Reduction & Response Network (ADRRN) is a network consists of 38 national NGOs from 20 countries across the Asia-Pacific region.

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National Disaster Management Institute

Formed in 1999, the INGC is responsible for conducting mitigation efforts (such as collection and analysis of data), undertaking preparedness measures (e.g.

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Tanzania Meteorological Agency

Provides meteorological services, weather forecasts, climate services and warnings including daily forecast information for each region of the country.

 

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Catholic Relief Services

CRS is a developmental and relief wing of the catholic Bishops of the United states of America.

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CARE International

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty.

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Nepal Disasters Background

A description of Nepal's vulnerability to disasters, including weather related disasters such as floods, storms, landslides and avalanches.

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Nepal: Adaptation Options

The major impact from floods and landslides on the victims' livelihoods are reduction in income source and in availability of agricultural production. These impacts affect the daily food...

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Nepal Understanding Trends

Impacts of rising temperature

While the magnitude of change is uncertain, it is clear that the climate of Nepal will warm significantly in the coming century. The impact of this warming...

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Nepal Vulnerability Assessment

The process begins with vulnerability exposure analysis. This links to a participatory exercise on defining scenarios of the reference vulnerability (changes in exposure unit), climatic stresses...

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Alexander Ballard Ltd.

ABL help their clients develop their capacity to respond to climate change.

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NCAP Vietnam: Thua Thien Hue

The following are specific recommendations for the most vulnerable sectors and areas - agriculture, water resources and coastal zones - of Thua Thien Hue Province:

Adaptation options for...

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Protoypes

Adaptation Prototypes

As examples of cases in which the information within wikiadapt can be used, prototypes have been developed for several countries which are at various stages in the...

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Coastal Research Institute

Coastal Research Institute (CoRI), was established in 1972 as an urgent need for monitoring and protecting the Egyptian coasts.

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