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ECR: Flood Management

Executive summary

In combination with sea level rise (and coastal erosion), changing rainfall patterns, including events of higher rainfall intensity, could contribute to an increased risk of...

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Coastal Hazard Wheel

Coastal Hazard Wheel

A new coastal adaptation language to boost climate action at local, regional and national level.

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Impacts of Climate Change on the Urban Plan of Quy Nhon City

Dr. Michael DiGregorio and Mr. Huynh Cao Van undertook a study of the role of urbanization in increasing the severity of a 2009 flood in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam. By interviewing...

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ClimateCost- TPBN 3

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Action Research for Community Adaptation in Bangladesh

What is ARCAB?
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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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Community-Based Adaptation in El Salvador

This work summarizes research done on capacities and vulnerabilities of two Salvadorian campesino communities prone to annual flooding.

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Audiovisual Tools for Community-Based Adaptation

Audiovisual Tools for Community-Based Adaptation in Malawi

The aim of this project was to strengthen the capacity for climate adaptation in rural Malawi, particularly among smallholder farmers.

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Early Warning Builds Resilience

“Reducing Vulnerability to Climate Change by Establishing Early Warning and Disaster Preparedness Systems and Support for Integrated Watershed Management in Flood Prone Areas,” is a...

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Forests and trees for adaptation: the 6 main stories

Research and practice across different forest and tree ecosystems have provided substantial evidence on the importance of these ecosystems for the adaptation of people to climate change.

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AdaptCap India

AdaptCap Project in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, India

India has a 7,500 km long, densely populated coast line, which is vulnerable to coastal floods, erosion and cyclones. The...

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Rotterdam

Water management in Rotterdam

Climate proofing Rotterdam

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Rotterdam and water: A love story

A future water plaza in Rotterdam, in rainy times. Image source: BBC News.

Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands and a globally relevant port, is...

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Map coast Netherlands

Climate change impacts in the Rhine-Meuse Delta in the Netherlands

MEDIATION project case study

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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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Seasonal calendar exercise

Seasonal calendar exercise conducted in Massabla, Mali

Objectives

The seasonal calendar exercise was conducted during the field visit to the community of Massabla in...

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NCAP Bangladesh: Noakhali

Description of the Study Area

Map of Noakhali District

Noakhali is one of the coastal districts of the country. The district has an area of 3600.99km² and is bordered by...

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Landslide above tea-house, Nepal

Nepal Conditions and Trends

Highlighting climate-related hazards in Nepal is key to intervention. Screening begins by allowing the user to reframe the problem in the context of local conditions.

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DRR and Climate Change

Disaster Risk Reduction and climate change: A brief explainer

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Floating Gardens in Bangladesh

Floating gardens enable crops to be grown during floods and in areas where land is limited or unstable and liable to change, such as the char lands in Bangladesh. The link below is to a...

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Lessons learned from Bhutan NCAP Project

Recommendations

The main output from our project is the hazard and vulnerability maps for GLOFs along the Puna Tsang Chu from Khuruthang to Lhamoizingkha at the Bhutan-India border....

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Key findings from Bhutan NCAP Project

Decadal changes of lakes in the Lunana complex

Figure 1: Decadal changes in glacial lakes in the Lunana area.

An attempt has been made to map the changes of the glacial lakes in the...

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Sustainable urban drainage in new housing estate, Cambridgeshire

Sustainable drainage

Sustainable drainage in Cambridgeshire

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Biodiversity

Restoration work in Bishop Wood - Identified priority target in local biodiversity planning, coupled with a need to alleviate flooding to Selby Dam

Restoration of...

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