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Gender and Resilience

Individual, household and community resilience to climate extremes and disasters depend on the local context and the extent to which agencies address existing social dynamics and power relations.

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Prioritizing Investments in Climate-Smart Agriculture in Guatemala

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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CARIAA

The Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) aims to build the resilience of vulnerable populations and their livelihoods in three climate change hot spots.

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5 Things You Should Know About Climate Change in the Caribbean

Introduction

Natural events and human activities contribute to an increase in average temperatures around the world. Increases in greenhouse gases such as Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is the main cause....

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Climate variability and vulnerability research

Climate research has so far been focusing most of its attention on the impacts from higher mean temperatures worldwide. According to a new research review this has limited our understanding on how...

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Economics of Climate Change in Kenya

Effects of drought in Kenya: Image: © Newstime Africa

Executive Summary

This study has assessed the Economics of Climate Change in Kenya. It was funded by DFID and...

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Cyclone resistant causeway across the Buckingham Canal

Causeway to access the seaside in Ramudupalli Palem

Only the Buckingham Canal separates the village of Ramudupalli Palem in Andhra Pradesh from the coast of the Bay...

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Constructing a storm-proof fishing equipment storage facility

Srirampuram and Ramudupalli Palem's shed to protect fishing equipment

Srirampuram is a small village in Andhra Pradesh located 1.5 km from the sea of the Bay of...

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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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Climate resilient businesses

Recognising the financial, safety and reputational consequences of extreme weather and climate change, FirstGroup UK Bus (Scotland) – together with ScotRail – participated in a pilot...

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Typology of smallholder vulnerability to weather extremes

Abstract

Smallholder livelihoods in the Peruvian Altiplano are frequently threatened by weather extremes, includingdroughts, frosts and heavy rainfall. Given the persistence of significant...

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PACC Vanuatu: Vital Roads

Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project is working in 14 Pacific Island countries to reduce vulnerability and increase resilience to the adverse effects of climate change. 

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Introducing Salt Tolerant Species and Preparing for Disasters

The mainstay of the economy in the Indian Sundarbans is agriculture, supplemented by fishing and fishery-related activities. Agriculture is dominated by paddy cultivation, which is made...

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ECR: Agriculture

Executive summary

How exposed is UK agriculture to climate change?

Key climate risks facing the sector are changes in average climate conditions, changes to the inherent variability of...

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Adaptation Tool Kit- Navigation page

ENDA-TM, SEI and local partners in Gambia co-developed a toolkit for vulnerability and adaptation. This has been tested and refined for its use by local practitioners.

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ClimateCost- TPBN 7

Key Messages Extreme outcomes refer to near-catastrophic events and processes that would push the climate system into undesirable states. While highly uncertain, major discontinuities of this...
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IPCC FAQ 3.3

This material is extracted from the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section of the Fourth Assessment Report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group 1 (see full reference...
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Climate analysis - Burundi

Main physical features and flood risk map of Burundi

Background

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded Economics of Climate Change on East...

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Variabilidad climática en Bolivia

Foto: Sidney Tupper / FCBC

Este artículo resume una metodología desarrollada para el análisis de variabilidad climática y eventos extremos en el Bosque Seco...

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Vulnerability of the elderly to climate change in Northern Europe

This case study aims to explore alternative approaches for describing and mapping vulnerability of the elderly to future changes in extreme weather events across the Nordic region.

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Vulnerable communities adapting to floods in Kenya

The changing climatic scenarios in the Lake Victoria basin, extreme climatic events including floods ravage the livelihoods of communities in Kano plains. In the past, long rains were mainly...

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