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mongolia - climate adaptation.

Climate Adaptation for Herding Communities

Many people in Mongolia depend on keeping livestock for their livelihoods. This dependency makes the country and especially the poor rural people highly vulnerable to climate-related...

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Adaptation and DRR

As a result of the combination of high exposure to climate events, high sensitivity and the low adaptation level, climate events have already severely affected poor rural communities in...

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Climate in Tourism and Transport

Senegal used the resources made available under NCAP to extend and deepen its experience with the NAPA process, and in so doing they moved NAPA implementation in some interesting and...

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Adaptation Rufiji Valley

As part of the NCAP project, resilience and vulnerability in the Rufiji valley of Tanzania are assessed in relation to locally defined poverty indicators and are heavily determined by the...

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Integrated Water Management for Adaptation

The main objective of the project was to strengthen the capacity and preparedness of the different sectors, organizations and people in Vietnam to adapt and respond to the changing climate...

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yemen - climate adaptation.

Water Scarcity

The main goal of the Yemen NCAP project was to mainstream priority adaptation activities that would build resilience against increasing water scarcity among vulnerable communities, sectors...

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Lodwar Rainfall

Downscaled climate projects indicate a slight increase in rainfall for Lodwar, but also notable increases in temperature

Analysis of downscaled GCM data from a number...

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El Dorado Hills Urban Development

Rapid urban development in El Dorado Hills generates increasing water demands

The El Dorado Hills community has grown exponentially in the past ten years, driven by...

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EID Powerhouse

The EID Powerhouse Forebay provides hydropower and also regulates water for consumptive supply into El Dorado Irrigation District's Main canal

SEI has established...

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climatebargraph sanfran - climate adaptation.

San Francisco Climate

Temperatures and precipitation projections until 2100 under A2 and B1 emissions scenarios from 3 climate models, showing a marked increase in temperature for all scenarios...

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WEAP & Google

The Sierra Nevada Mountains, California's "water tower" (Source: Chelys, 2009)

California's vulnerability to climate change is largely related to water supply. This...

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Forced Migration

Multiple stresses may result in humanitarian crises and forced migration. Research in the northern drylands of Kenya addresses the continuum from voluntary to forced migration, adaptations to...

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Nairobi Adaptation Economics

Adaptation economics workshop series in Kenya, Burundi and Rwanda

SEI has been working with the national governments of Kenya, Burundi and Rwanda, as well as regional...

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Video: Glacial lake outburst floods (GLOF) in the Everest region

Description: Meltdown in Nepal

This programme focuses on the impact of climate change on the glacial ecosystem in the Himalayas and its people. It was filmed entirely in the Solukhumbu district,...

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Video: Glacial retreat in Nepal

Imja Tsho in 2004 (Source: WWF Nepal Programme)

Overview of the problem

The New Scientist magazine carried the article “Flooded Out – Retreating glaciers spell...

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Strengthening Khulna City water sector

Description

Climate change and the resulting rise in sea level would affect water sector infrastructure, such as surface water supply and urban drainage systems. The climate resilience of...

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United Nations Environment Programme

 

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Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

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Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia

Strengthening linkages between adaptation and the sustainable development agenda whilst enhancing institutional and research capacity.

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International Institute for Sustainable Development

IISD is in the business of promoting change towards sustainable development.

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United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

The Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific provides leadership and encourages partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples in Asia and the P

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International Union for Conservation of Nature

What is IUCN?

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