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How can Ethiopia do better at mitigating disaster risk and adapting to climate change?

Government officials brainstorming about how to improve DRM process

A blog by Manish Kumar, ACCRA Ethiopia Coordinator

Manish Kumar is the newest member of the ACCRA...

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Preparing for glacial lake outbursts in Peru

School children practice their emergency response in Carhuaz, Peru. © PRAA project staff / CARE

Peru has one of the largest concentrations in the world of tropical...

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CBA and disaster risk reduction in Bangladesh

Fishing along the Northern char lands, Bangladesh. © Agnes Otzelberger / CARE

Through its Strengthening Household Ability to Respond to Development Opportunities (...

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Rural Nepal

Using Mobile Phones to Reduce the Adversities of Climate Change in Rural Nepal

The initiative aims to build resilience by improving the livelihood assets of vulnerable communities, and the work reported here focuses on the rural communities around South-Central Nepal.

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Nigg Bay Nature Reserve

In response to sea-level rise, managed coastal realignment was undertaken in Nigg Bay, Scotland, allowing the saltmarsh to re-establish naturally.

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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Mozambique)

Flooding in Mozambique ©noticieromilamex

Project description

SEI's work is informing Oxfam's regional strategy for mainstreaming climate considerations into their...

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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Malawi)

People digging sand from a river in Malawi to earn an income

Project description

SEI's work is informing Oxfam's regional strategy for mainstreaming climate...

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Adaptation strategies to climate induced water stress and hazards in the Greater Himalayan Region

This project contributes to improved understanding of the consequences of climate change for the livelihoods of mountain people and downstream communities, particularly regarding access to water resources and vulnerability to water-induced hazards.

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Post-Sandy coastal protection

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the east coast of the United States of America, damaging or destroying an estimated 300,000 homes and claiming 60 lives in the coastal areas of the State of...

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Children in northern Thailand use theatre to shine a light on disasters

August 2013: “I was watching a soap opera and all of a sudden an earthquake took place,” says Natcharin, a 13-year old girl who lives in Chiang Saen, northern Thailand. “My mum and I hid...

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Flooding in Egoli

Children playing in still-standing water, illustrating how the water stays in the paths of the settlement after only one night of rainfall (photo by Laura Drivdal 1.9.2010...

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Asian Management and Development Institute

Asian Management and Development Institute (AMDI) is a science and technology organization with the mission of providing research, training, and consulting services as a leading managem

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Save the Earth Cambodia

Save The Earth Cambodia first commenced in November 2006 to respond to the evident need for local capacity building in Cambodia and for leadership in promoting Climate Change issues and mitig

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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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Socio-economic indicators of vulnerability to climate hazards in Nepal

This work on socio-economic indices was supporting research for the larger ACCCA project managed by UNITAR, which aimed to increase capacity to adapt to climate change in Nepal. 

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Early Warning Builds Resilience

“Reducing Vulnerability to Climate Change by Establishing Early Warning and Disaster Preparedness Systems and Support for Integrated Watershed Management in Flood Prone Areas,” is a...

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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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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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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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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 Identifying Hazards

This article describes a process used for mapping climatic hazards in Nepal.

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Nepal Conditions and Trends

Highlighting climate-related hazards in Nepal is key to intervention. Screening begins by allowing the user to reframe the problem in the context of local conditions.

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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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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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