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VAR Report

This VAR Report assesses the current-day values of key assets at risk to climate change in the Lower Mekong Basin countries. 

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Understanding the risk of flooding in the city: The case of Barangay Potrero, Metro Manila

Malabon City is in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines. It is part of a sub-region called CAMANAVA (composed of the cities of CAloocan, MAlabon, NAvotas...

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FCFA Pilot: Ghana

Introduction

As a precursor to the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) research activities, CDKN, on behalf of DFID commissioned a series of case study activities with the purposes of...

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World Disasters Report

Culture and risk

This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters ...

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Mangroves for coastal defence

This practical guidebook summarises the findings of three technical reviews on mangroves and provides practical management recommendations to coastal zone managers and policymakers.

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Using traditional knowledge in Nicaragua

Partners for Resilience is a global consortium project which seeks to integrate climate change adaptation (CCA) practice with both disaster risk reduction (DRR) and the sustainable management of ecosystems through natural resource management (NRM) approaches.

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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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Senegal

Flooding in the Sahel

The Senegalese NGO ENDA-Energie engaged with local stakeholders to analyze existing challenges and support the promotion of effective adaptation strategies.

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Building with Nature Indonesia - reaching scale for coastal resilience

Building permeable structures. Photo by Nanang Sujana

Adaptation context

Northern Java’s deltaic shorelines suffer from land subsidence and severe erosion, in...

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Local approaches to harmonising climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction policies: Lessons from India

Summary

In the face of increasing climate-related disasters, calls for effective climate change adaptation policies are growing worldwide. Yet such policies often fail to gain priority...

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Integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning: The case of Gorakhpur, India

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Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Gorakhpur District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone districts in Eastern Uttar...

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Loch Leven Nature Reserve

Actions to increase adaptive capacity to changing rainfall patterns in the Loch Leven Nature Reserve

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Nigg Bay Nature Reserve

In response to sea-level rise, managed coastal realignment was undertaken in Nigg Bay, Scotland, allowing the saltmarsh to re-establish naturally.

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Adapting to climate change in the Netherlands

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Abstract

In many countries around the world impacts of climate change are assessed and...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Coast of Senegal, south of Saint-Louis. Image: ©panoramio.com

Impacts of sea-level rise in Senegal

Senegal has a coast of 2,065km comprising sandy, deltaic (the...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Summary

Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Nigeria

Nigeria’s coast is 850km long and comprises (from west to east) a barrier-lagoon...

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Economics of Climate Change in Kenya

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Executive Summary

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

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impact of sea level rise in Morocco

Morocco’s 3,500km coast crosses temperate, semi-arid and desert climatic zones...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Mauritius

The Republic of Mauritius is a group of 20 small islands with a total...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Kenya: impacts of sea-level rise are likely to be felt beyond the coastal and national boundaries.

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Tanzania

Tanzania has a coastline of 3,461km and consists of mangrove forests...

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Preventing flooding through a coastal bund

Perumalpettai's coastal bund for flood protection

Located along the low-lying coastal area of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu, only 500 m from the coast, the village...

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Preventing flooding through bund strengthening and shutter construction

Kumarakudi's strengthened bund protecting arable land

The coastal village of Kumarakudi in Tamil Nadu with its 2,000 inhabitants is located 3km from the seashore on...

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