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HazardSupport: Risk-based decision support for adaptation to future natural hazards

Hazard Support aims to develop new methods for decision-makers and climate experts to tailor information about the impacts of climate change on natural hazards for adaptation decisions.

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Climate Resilience in Nepal

The Anukulan ("resilience" in Nepali) project will help half a million poor and vulnerable people in rural Nepal build their resilience to climate shocks and extremes like floods and drought.

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Climate Impacts on Food Security and Livelihoods in Asia

This report presents a summary of the latest available evidence of how climate change and food security interact, with specific examples from the Asia region.

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CC&E Nexus Brief: Migration

This brief focuses on the climate change, environment and migration nexus and synthesizes the main findings on this subject to date, both in general and with a focus on North Africa.

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Strengthening disaster risk management in India

This research analyses in detail the state disaster management plans from five very different states (in terms of climate, geography and size): Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Odisha and Uttarakhand.

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Climate change and flood risk – Challenges for Jamaican communities

This case study describes the potential medium- and long-term impacts of climate variability and change on flood risk for selected study areas in Jamaica.

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Flood vulnerability and risk in the Bénin Niger River valley

In recent decades, flood disaster is threatening human security in West Africa, particularly in the Niger River basin.The study addresses flood vulnerability and risk in the Bénin Niger River Valley

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Community Capacity: Enabling Local Leaders

Community Capacity: Enabling Local Leaders

This interactive, web-based case study explores strategies for building community capacity to adapt to the impacts of climate change in small island developing states in the Caribbean.

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The climate change, migration and economic development nexus in North Africa

This article addresses the climate change and migration nexus from the perspective of disaster risks and employment, and focuses on Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt.

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Enhancers of child nutritional status in post-flood rural settings

This article explores the role of education in reducing the societal impacts of extreme flood events, particularly with regards to post-flood child undernutrition.

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RainGrid

RainGrid is a lot-level stormwater utility that offers a smarter, more cost-effective alternative to conventional stormwater infrastructure.

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Flooding and Child Undernutrition in Rural India

Climate change threats to rural India: Flooding linked to child undernutrition, particularly child wasting. Repeated flooding was associated to 3 times higher prevalence of severe wasting.

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Reducing floods and land slides in the Agusan Delta, Philippines

This animation shows an integrated disaster risk reduction approach in which care for people and nature goes hand in hand.

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Mapping of social networks

Our social network maps provide a model of the links between significant individuals involved in key stages of the disaster planning, response and recovery phases.

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Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives

This policy brief describes a ‘co-exploration’ approach to identifying climate change adaptation needs in Accra, Ghana, and Maputo, Mozambique.

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Communicating flood risks in a changing climate

This guide and webinar is a resource for practitioners from field staff to policy makers to use when engaging the public around flooding and wider climate impacts. 

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emBRACE Flyover Northern England

Check out this Google Earth Flyover video for the emBRACE case study Northern England in the UK

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Everyday Disasters and Everyday Heroes

Read here about Frontline: A programme that uniquely finds out from local people what threats they face.

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Hazard Assessment of Glacial Lake Outburst Flood and Potential of ICTs for Coping

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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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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Floods in Northern England

Case Study Report: Floods in Northern England

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Climate Adaptation In Bangladesh

How much is spent on country level adaptation projects? What types of projects are funded? And where are these projects?

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Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate cHange (Ja REEACH)

A community member presents the direct and indirect impacts of flooding in the community of Troy as part of the Ja REEACH CEDAR (Communities Engaged to Drive Adaptation...

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INSIDE STORY: Building resilience to climate change locally

Valenzuela City is one of the 16 cities that make up ‘Metro Manila’, or the National Capital Region. Of the 144 cities in the Philippines, Valenzuela City is the 13th most populous, with...

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