All articles for the topic: early warning systems

52133b055b8e1surat - climate adaptation.

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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Morocco

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 mountain ecosystem and reinforcement of the adaptive capacities of the local community, in the face of increasingly erratic and violent rainstorms and more and more frequent droughts” has been chosen as one of the winners of the 2012 Equator Prize (UNDP).

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Vietnamese community in an upland area

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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Reducing risk and building capacity in Bangkok

People row their belongings through a garbage-strewn flooded market. (Reuters/Sukree Sukplang)

Adaptation context

Thailand's long coastline (a total of 2,615 km)...

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Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change through Coastal Afforestation

Adaptation context

The National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) and the Initial National Communication (INC) established that a weak economy and widespread poverty in Bangladesh has...

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Scaling-up Early Warning Systems in Nepal (SEWIN)

Planning flood early warning systems in Nepal

Adaptation challenge

Nepal is prone to natural disasters, of which flood is the most damaging and recurring, mostly...

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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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Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change in Vietnam (CACC)

Location of communes who benefited from the CACC Project

Adaptation context

Following the 1999 flood, many international donors started assisting the Vietnam...

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