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Climate Information & Early Warning Systems Communications Toolkit

Learn to issue and package early warnings and create integrated communications strategies that support the value proposition for climate information, weather forecasts and NMHS in Africa.

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Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency

The MSB (Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency) is responsible for issues concerning civil protection, public safety, emergency management and civil defence as long as no other authority has responsib

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Auckland Council

The Auckland Council is the local government council for the Auckland Region in New Zealand. The governing body consists of a mayor and 20 councillors, elected from 13 wards.

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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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Alpine Hazards in South Tyrol in Italy

 

This case study is part of the emBRACE project. In an interdisciplinary, socially inclusive and collaborative context, emBRACE aims to improve the framing of resilience in the context of...

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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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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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How can Ethiopia do better at mitigating disaster risk and adapting to climate change?

Government officials brainstorming about how to improve DRM process

A blog by Manish Kumar, ACCRA Ethiopia Coordinator

Manish Kumar is the newest member of the ACCRA...

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CBA and resilience-building in Ethiopia

Beleta Hode has been involved in the GRAD programme for 10 months. “Since taking part in GRAD my family is healthier, I bring value to my household and I share my learning...

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PREFUS - Pathways of Resilience to Future Storms

Project Details

The PREFUS project is co-led by Dr Jadu Dash and Dr Emma Tompkins at the University of Southampton, and Dr John Duncan is a full time researcher on the project. It is a...

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Methods for Community Resilience

The paper links inter- and trans-disciplinary methodologies to map stakeholders’ knowledge and combine this with the best available data for disaster resilience planning.

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Communicating Clearly on Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Writeshops for Developing Country Scientists

Participants in the first writeshop, held in Bangkok, Thailand, in September 2010. ©Stockholm Environment Institute.

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There is growing concern...

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Indian Ocean Early Warning System (SRI LANKA)

Impact of tsunami in Sri lanka ©John Stanmeyer

Project description

Implementing community based early warning in Sri Lanka in collaboration with regional partners,...

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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

Project description

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

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Wildfire Water Resource Pond

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Working with nature towards integrated approaches to disaster risk reduction

Introduction

All around the world, people are increasingly exposed to disaster risk from natural hazards such as droughts, storms and floods. As disasters increase in frequency and...

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Acting on What we Know and Learn for Climate and Development Policy

The Challenge

On the 5th and 6th March 2013, the Climate Change Team at IDS organised a knowledge exchange which aimed to explore how learning is (or isn’t) taking place in climate and...

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UHCRC Surat

Project Overview

Based on the results of a health sector study which was carried out in year 2010 (ACCCRN Phase II), it was recommended to establish an urban health and climate resilience...

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The role of community-based coastal conservation and development initiatives

Abstract

Climate change impacts fall disproportionately on the world’s poorest, most marginalised communities, particularly those highly dependent on direct use of natural resources, such...

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Adapting the community sector for climate extremes

Abstract

People experiencing poverty and inequality will be affected first and worst by the impacts of climate change to infrastructure and human settlements, including those caused by...

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Mainstreaming Climate Resilience in Urban Areas

Introduction

The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) has helped 10 cities in Asia to assess their risks from climate change impacts and build their resilience strategy to...

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Toward Resilience

Toward Resilience is a small, user- friendly guide aimed at helping field practitioners implement effective, sustainable, and integrated DRR and CCA programming.

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ATK Current vulnerability Mapping

This analysis focuses on current vulnerability and serves as a basis to explore future scenarios of vulnerability.

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