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Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis of Communities in El Salvador

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In the past few years great disasters following climatic extreme events have increased in El Salvador. They tend to be portrayed by national media as natural and ...

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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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The Red Cross Caribbean Disaster Risk Management Resource Centre

The Resource Centre has been operational since late 2010 and is located at the Barbados Red Cross Society Headquarters.

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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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Sustainable Livelihood Development

This project increased awareness on WATSAN and Micro Insurance schemes, while addressing climate impacts on livelihoods, climate and disaster risk reduction capacity, building and risk assessment.

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Cambodia National Committee for Disaster Management

The NCDM plays a central role in coordinating and supplying emergency aid to affected people.

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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

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

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Local Development Solutions for Resilient Communities

The Community-Based Adaptation project in Morocco “Land and Water protection, conservation farming and climate risk management to increase the resilience of the El Mouddaa High Altitude mountain ecosystem and reinforcement of the adaptive capacities of the local community, in the face of increasingly erratic and violent rainstorms and more and more frequent droughts” has been chosen as one of the winners of the 2012 Equator Prize (UNDP).

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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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Vulnerability Bibliography

Below are a few papers which we have found particularly useful in thinking about vulnerability to climate change. We hope you find the references useful! If you have any suggestions for other...

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Hampshire Cosmetics

Summary

Hampshire Cosmetics’ supply chain is key to its success. The company is instituting ‘supplier days’ to build open conversations about issues, including resilience to climate impacts...

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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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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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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is a non-profit organization supporting the advancement of safer communities and sustainable development, through implementing programs and projects th

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Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

Nepal baseline vulnerability assessment and social indices

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Mozambique NCAP Project

NCAP Mozambique: Climate Adaptation, Water and Disasters

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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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ACCCA experiences: implications of risk communication strategies for adaptation decisions

 The risk communication strategies implemented in the ACCCA project produced rewarding effects on several levels in that community concerns were given voice through multi-stakeholder dialogues...

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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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Increasing resilience

Engagement of vulnerable communities in decision making processes on climate related adaptation strategies

Activities

By strengthening the capacity of vulnerable...

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