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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Malawi)

People digging sand from a river in Malawi to earn an income

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SEI's work is informing Oxfam's regional strategy for mainstreaming climate...

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Post-Sandy coastal protection

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the east coast of the United States of America, damaging or destroying an estimated 300,000 homes and claiming 60 lives in the coastal areas of the State of...

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Children in northern Thailand use theatre to shine a light on disasters

August 2013: “I was watching a soap opera and all of a sudden an earthquake took place,” says Natcharin, a 13-year old girl who lives in Chiang Saen, northern Thailand. “My mum and I hid...

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Flooding in Egoli

Children playing in still-standing water, illustrating how the water stays in the paths of the settlement after only one night of rainfall (photo by Laura Drivdal 1.9.2010...

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Asian Management and Development Institute

Asian Management and Development Institute (AMDI) is a science and technology organization with the mission of providing research, training, and consulting services as a leading managem

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Save the Earth Cambodia

Save The Earth Cambodia first commenced in November 2006 to respond to the evident need for local capacity building in Cambodia and for leadership in promoting Climate Change issues and mitig

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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

UNISDR is the United Nation's office for disaster risk reduction.

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Socio-economic indicators of vulnerability to climate hazards in Nepal

This work on socio-economic indices was supporting research for the larger ACCCA project managed by UNITAR, which aimed to increase capacity to adapt to climate change in Nepal. 

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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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Adaptation and Development: perspectives from Bangladesh

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There is a confusion regarding the relation between adaptation and development not only among the general public but also sometimes among the adaptation...

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National Disaster Management Institute

Formed in 1999, the INGC is responsible for conducting mitigation efforts (such as collection and analysis of data), undertaking preparedness measures (e.g.

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emBRACE

The primary aim of the emBRACE project is to build resilience to disasters amongst communities in Europe.

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Literature

CIRCE Foundation Paper - part 2:  Reviewing Key Adaptation Literature

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How is CCA Approached Globally?

How is CCA Approached Globally?

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DRR and Climate Change

Disaster Risk Reduction and climate change: A brief explainer

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FKx 1: The linkages between disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation

This page shows the results of an experiment in collaborative knowledge generation, the Frontline Knowledge Explorer.  

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Defining the Community's Role in Disaster Mitigation

This is a briefing paper by Practical Answers (technical advice service of Practical Action). It outlines how and why communities must participate in disaster mitigation.

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Adaptation tools, Case study: ORCHID DFID India

Description of project

ORCHID is a risk management approach to portfolio screening that stresses both the risks and opportunities of climate change. It identifies how climate change...

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Assistance to Local Communites on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh

This project, commissioned by the Danish government, aimed to understand the future problems of communities, to generate adaptation options and to suggest alternative livelihood options.

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Assistance to Local Community on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangladesh

This study describes the implementation of a school education program on disaster preparedness and management over a five year period, for primary and high school students and their teachers.

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Managing climate risks and enhancing resilience in Nepal

Project overview

Nepal is one of the global "hot spots" for natural disasters and climate change impacts. The poorest groups of people reside in the rural areas which are usually hit...

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Adaptation in Nepal

Summary

Some of the poorest communities are vulnerable to climate change impacts as they are largely dependent on natural resources for food, water and livelihoods. 

Nepal has a varied...

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