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ZEROing IN on this critical decade for climate

The latest ZERO IN report from the CONSTRAIN project dives into the science set out in the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assessments.  It investigates what our climate future could look like, depending on whether we take action in line with the Paris Agreement, or decide to follow current national policies and plans.  

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From Risk to Resilience in Indian Cities

Learn about the human impacts of climate change on three Indian cities: Agra, Delhi, and Panaji. What are the risks that climate change poses? How are inhabitants of these cities coping? And what adaptation solutions can we put in place to improve resilience and benefit local communities?

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COPE Books for Children: Floods

Learn about disaster risk reduction and floods with this illustrated book for children from COPE. 

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Witteveen+Bos

As an engineering and consultancy firm, we advise and help clients all over the world in resolving today’s complex challenges.

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Rising Seas and Shifting Sands: Combining Natural and Grey Infrastructure to Protect Canada’s Coastal Communities

Learn how Canada can scale-up the use of nature-based solutions, in tandem with grey infrastructure, to protect coastal communities from flooding and erosion.

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Morpeth flood, 2008. Photo by John Dal

Flood safety & resilience guide for UK homeowners

This guide, developed in partnership with the insurance sector, aims to raise flood risk awareness in the UK, and support smarter decisions on property purchases.

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Flood in Dakar (Photo by MyriamLouviot)

Flood resilience in the Greater Dakar Region

Floods deepen the vulnerability of communities that are already exposed to climate hazards in the Greater Dakar region in Senegal. Read the report to find out more. 

 

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Improving resilience to coastal events can have significant benefits. Photo: Robert J. Nicholls

Improving the resilience of UK coastal communities

This article sheds light on the usage of resilience as a quantitative, evidence based framework for management of climatic hazards in coastal areas of the United Kingdom.

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FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 1-6 Summary

This is a summary article signposting the FRACTAL Learning modules 1-6 on inspirational adaptation cases in Africa.

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Community Resilience to Floods and Landslides in Barangay Napaan, Malay, Aklan

Barangay Napaan is highly vulnerable to flooding, flash floods, and landslides. Community members decided to address these risks and strengthen their resilience.

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Climate impact induced crisis in Europe: an exploration of scenarios

This report examines six scenarios of climate impacts that can trigger social, political, economic or financial crises in Europe in the next decade.

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Community Based Adaptation Network (CBA Network)

The Community Based Adaptation Conference on Climate Change (CBA) online community space. Visit here for the latest updates on CBA and access to CBA resources.

 

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Kenya’s perfect storm of Covid-19, floods and locusts swarms: What does it mean for food security?

In 2020, the East African region faced the multiple threats of locust swarms, flooding and COVID-19 which affected the livelihoods and food security of millions of people. This video discusses what could have been done to reduce the impacts of these threats.

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The Climate-Cryosphere-Water Nexus in Central Asia

This nexus brief explores the interactions between changes in the cryosphere due to climate change and the consequences for water resources and hazard management in Central Asia.

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Transformative Riverine Management in Durban

With support from the C40 Cities Finance Facility, the eThekwini Municipality is building a case for investment in transformative, city-wide urban river management. 

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How to make a Floating Vegetable Garden - Step by Step

The video, set in Bangladesh, shows how to make a floating vegetable garden, step by step.

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Las Vegas adaptation policies at a glance

This case study provides a short insight into climate issues faced by the city of Las Vegas and its region and the adaptation policies, plans and action to tackle them.

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Mauritania • Nouakchott

This case study provides a short insight of adpatation issues faced by the region of Nouakchott and the policies designed and implemented to tackle them through the AREDDUN project

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Djibouti - Ecosystem-based Adaptation

This project piloted approaches for rehabilitating degraded watersheds and wadi shores to reduce seawater intrusion and floods in Djibouti.

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Landscape of Southeast Sulawesi

Kajian Kerentanan dan Risiko Iklim Provinsi Sulawesi Tenggara. Vulnerability and Climate Risk Study for Southeast Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

Kajian yang berfokus pada Provinsi Sulawesi Tenggara ini dihasilkan oleh USAID APIK, sebagai dasar untuk menyusun strategi adaptasi perubahan iklim dan ketangguhan daerah.

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Landscape of Maluku, Indonesia

Kajian Kerentanan dan Risiko Iklim Provinsi Maluku/ Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment for Maluku Province, Indonesia

Kajian yang berfokus pada Provinsi Maluku ini dihasilkan oleh USAID APIK, sebagai dasar untuk menyusun strategi adaptasi perubahan iklim dan ketangguhan daerah.

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Landscape of East Java, Indonesia

Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment in East Java Province | Kajian Kerentanan dan Risiko Iklim Provinsi Jawa Timur

Kajian yang berfokus pada Provinsi Jawa Timur ini dihasilkan oleh USAID APIK, sebagai dasar untuk menyusun strategi adaptasi perubahan iklim dan ketangguhan daerah.

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Education tools for rural flood risk in Malawi

Stakeholder-Based Development Planning of the Shire River Basin’s Water and Natural Resources in Southern Malawi

The aim of the Shire River Basin Management Programme is to increase sustainable social, economic and environmental benefits by planning, developing and managing the basin’s natural resources.

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Inspiring Climate Action in African Cities

This paper contains 17 case studies, each providing creative ways that various stakeholders have found to adapt to complex, interwoven climatic and social challenges. 

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