All articles for the topic: early warning systems

Flood Risk and Early Warning Systems

Flood risk and Early Warning Systems in the Indian Himalayas

This science brief provides an example of an integrated adaptation response involving long term monitoring and an Early Warning System (EWS) in the Indian Himalayan Region.

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Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme

The Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme works to strengthen climate science (especially glaciology and related areas) and capacities for climate change adaptation planning. 

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Walker Institute

The Walker Institute based at the University of Reading, is an interdisciplinary research institute supporting the development of climate resilient societies.

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Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) is the Dutch national weather service.

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Stakeholders’ Perception on National Heatwave Plans in Belgium

This study assessed the perceptions of key stakeholders in Belgium on their responsibilities and the effectiveness of the local implementation of national heat wave plans in Brussels.

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Integrating disaster risk reduction and adaptation to climate change

This brief describes a climate-integrated Community-based Early Warning System implemented by the Adaptation Learning Programme (ALP) in Dakoro, Niger.

 

 

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CC&E Nexus Brief: The El Niño Phenomenon and Related Impacts 

This brief focuses on El Niño–Southern Oscillation phenomenon and the 2015/2016 El Niño event in particular, the environmental and societal impacts and effects of which will extend well into 2017.

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Addressing flooding in the city of Surat beyond its boundaries

This paper describes the flood risks faced by Surat, India. It also reviews measures being taken to reduce flood risks – and how climate change is likely to affect such risks.

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Climate information and services in BRACED countries

This paper summarises and assesses existing weather and climate information for BRACED programme countries, including existing climate services and problems in the use of the available information.

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Climate Change and Environment Network

The Climate Change & Environment Network (CC&E Network) is hosted by the Global Programme Climate Change and Environment (GPCCE) of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). I

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SDC Climate Change & Environment Network

The CC&E Network provides a knowledge exchange platform for development practitioners, organizations and SDC staff and partners working in and around climate change and environment issues

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Climate resilience and financial services: Lessons from Mali, Myanmar and Ethiopia

This BRACED working paper provides a high-level overview of the context and structure of the financial services sector in three BRACED countries; Ethiopia, Mali and Myanmar.

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Community Resilience to Acute Malnutrition

The CRAM programme design draws on the analysis that food insecurity and malnutrition arise from a dynamic interplay of different factors that cannot be addressed in isolation. 

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Monitoring and early warning of glacial lake outburst floods in the area of Yarkant River

Average temperature in China has increased more than the global average. The melting ice from receding glaciers is heightening the risk of Glacier Lake Outburst Flood. 

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A Range of Approaches to Address Loss and Damage from Climate Change Impacts in Bangladesh

The report provides policymakers and other decision makers in Bangladesh with information that will help them make decisions and implement approaches to address – and reduce – loss and damage. 

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Glacier Project

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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Coping with Drought and Climate Change in Zimbabwe

This project aimed to enhance the capacity of local people engaged in agriculture to adapt to climate variability and change through the demonstration of a range of gender-sensitive approaches. 

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Addressing heat-related health risks in urban India

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Higher daily peak temperatures and longer, more intense heat waves are becoming increasingly frequent globally due to climate change, and a new scale of...

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Indian Ocean Early Warning System (THAILAND)

Image showing tsunami hazard zone and evacuation map

Project description

Implementing community based early warning in Thailand, in collaboration with regional...

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Indian Ocean Early Warning System (SRI LANKA)

Impact of tsunami in Sri lanka ©John Stanmeyer

Project description

Implementing community based early warning in Sri Lanka in collaboration with regional partners,...

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EWS Surat

Goal:

Reduce the intensity of floods and resultant flood damage to Surat.

Surat City:

The City of Surat is one of the...

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How are Mayan farmers are dealing with climate change?

Climate knowledge has been developed to reduce incertitude to environmental risks in many cultures; some societies may use magical and/or religious practices, others may use scientific...

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Local Development Solutions for Resilient Communities

The Community-Based Adaptation project in Morocco “Land and Water protection, conservation farming and climate risk management to increase the resilience of the El Mouddaa High Altitude...

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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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