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Foresight analysis: Global and regional risks and hotspots

This foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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Climate-induced (im)mobility decision-making and wellbeing in Bangladesh

This article investigates climate-induced sociopsychological immobility and its link to Internally Displaced People’s wellbeing in a slum of Dhaka.

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Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

The NTFP-EP is a collaborative network of over 60 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) working with forest-based communities to strengthen their capacity i

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Improved Waste Management through Public-Private Partnerships in Lusaka

The Manja Pamodzi project is a public-private partnership project that aimed to achieve sustainable development in Lusaka by changing the practices of citizens and reducing the amount of waste.

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Lebanese Red Cross

The goal of the Lebanese Red Cross is to promote peace, serve the society, and alleviate human suffering with neutrality and without any racial, sexual, social, religious or political discriminatio

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Tuvalu Red Cross Society

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian network that reaches 150 million people in 190 National Societies through the work of

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Using GIS for disease mapping in Ambon City

Adaptation plans for the health sector required public access to data about malaria and dengue risk but staff lacked mapping skills. Training in GIS mapping proved successful in Ambon City

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Tembea youth centre for sustainable development

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What is equitable resilience?

This discussion brief outlines four key elements for equitable resilience-building in development and disaster risk management.

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Uganda Red Cross Society

HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTORATE PRIORITY OBJECTIVES:

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Heat stress in Maharashtra, India

This policy brief examines the vulnerability of communities living in semi-arid Maharashtra to be negatively affected by heat-related stress and the increasing health implications thereof. 

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'Leave no one behind' index 2018

This index reviews the readiness of 86 countries to ‘leave no one behind’, covering all the countries that are presenting Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs).

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How Climate Drives Hunger

A compendium of the main findings and lessons learnt from WFP's food security climate analyses under the Climate Adaptation Management and Innovation Initiative (C-ADAPT). 

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Ethiopian Red Cross

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) is a humanitarian organization providing services to communities affected by natural and manmade disasters through the provision of emergency responses, ambul

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Cyprus Red cross

The Cyprus Red Cross is a volunteer-based humanitarian organization led by the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and its Articles of Association.

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Climate Change and Health in Mozambique

This article assesses the impacts of climate change on malaria and diarrheal disease in Mozambique. 

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Indonesia: Costs of Climate Change 2050

The assessment focuses on agriculture, health, and sea level rise (SLR), estimating the costs that would be incurred in the year 2050 due to changes in climate or to loss of land from SLR. 

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Shocks, stresses and universal health coverage

This report looks at how drivers of risk, such as climate change, negatively impact health and wellbeing and disrupt the desired health and financial benefits of universal health coverage.

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Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Mini-grids

This nexus brief focuses on rural electrification through mini-grids and their importance for the nexus of sustainable development, poverty alleviation, and climate change. 

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Victoria University

Victoria University (VU) is a dual-sector tertiary institution providing courses in both higher education and Technical and Further Education (TAFE).

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Webinar: The Urban Health Initiative

This webinar introduces the Urban Health Initiative, which aims to reduce deaths and diseases associated with short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) and other air pollutants at the city level.

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Gender Sourcebook: Integrating Gender into Proposals

This online sourcebook aims to help ensure that gender considerations and women’s empowerment are incorporated into large-scale climate change adaptation projects.

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Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Health

This brief looks at the complex interaction between climate change and human health. It discusses policy responses in a development context and identifies relevant environmental determinants.

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Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institution in health research, training and services.

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