All articles for the topic: Resilience

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Arctic Resilience Report 2016

This report is the culmination of a 5-year effort to better understand Arctic change, including critical tipping points, factors that support resilience and choices that strengthen adaptive capacity

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Report: Urbanisation, Poverty, Climate Change Vol 1 & 2

This synthesis report showcases the evidence from cities involved in developing the City Resilience Strategy and practical interventions adopted to create urban resilience.

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The Road to Resilience guidebook

The book is a guide for urban policy makers and planners to increase the resilience of the world's cities, and provides several bottom-up resilience building options for augmenting urban services.

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LAO PDR: Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analyzing Resilience (CLEAR)

This analysis, published jointly by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and WFP, examines the impact of climate risks on food security and livelihoods in Laos. 

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A inukshuk uphill from Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada. About 5 feet tall and made of flaggy dolomite.

Food (in)security in Igloolik

Igloolik's food system has shifted from harvested traditional foods to a dual system combining these with store-bought imported food. But food insecurity remains and some adaptive capacity was lost.

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"Inuit Bird" by Toonoo Sharky

Inuit art to cope with socio-ecological change

Inuit artists of Cape Dorset have leveraged art as a way to communicate ecological change and traditional knowledge to local youth and global decision makers, effectively enhancing their resilience.

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Resilience Scan: April-June 2016

This scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the second quarter of 2016, focusing primarily on the context of developing countries.

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The MOJO VELO Project

This project aims to challenge negative perceptions of Africa through producing documentary shorts that showcase ordinary people doing extraordinary things for their community and the planet.

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Climate Resilience in Nepal

The Anukulan ("resilience" in Nepali) project will help half a million poor and vulnerable people in rural Nepal build their resilience to climate shocks and extremes like floods and drought.

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Kings College London

King’s College London is one of England’s oldest and most prestigious university institutions: a multi-faculty research-led university college based in the heart of London.

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LEDS in Practice: Boost ecosystem resilience

This publication gives an overview of the benefits of low emission development strategies (LEDS) for ecosystem resilience.

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Improving supplier resilience with information

Improving supplier resilience is important for global food security. If small-scale farmers can enhance their resilience against extreme weather, they are also likely to increase crop yield.

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Understanding Community Disaster Resilience

This animation visualises and explains the key components of the emBRACE project framework, and illustrates its potential utility as a tool to better understand CDR processes in communities.

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Fishing in Finnmark

In Finnmark, in the North of Norway, areas around the Porsanger and Varanger fjords have experienced a series of substantial social-ecological changes that have challenged Sámi peoples' livelihoods.

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Banking on resilience: building capacities through financial services inclusion

This BRACED policy brief looks at experiences in Mali, Ethiopia and Myanmar in helping to build resilience to climate extremes and disasters through increased financial inclusion.

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Secure safe water in Uganda’s changing climate

This CDKN film explores how precious freshwater resources could be better managed, to help increase Ugandan communities’ resilience to variations in the climate.

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Sustainability and Resilience Co.

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Adaptation and resilience in Vanuatu

This report documents findings from fieldwork aimed at contextualizing the resilience-building work of the Vanuatu NGO Climate Change Adaptation Program and linking it to the academic literature.

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Compendium: The USAID Climate-Resilient Development Project

The USAID CCRD Compendium describes CCRD's activities, products, findings, accomplishments. It links practitioners to resources, tools, guidance, trainings, reports and journal articles.

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Helping Communities Cope with Climate Change in the Bay of Bengal

Paribartan works with communities to create plans to address climate impacts, improve ability to cope with these impacts, test innovative practices and share lessons for advocacy and replication.

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Transforming disaster risk reduction

This article highlights key areas where efforts to reduce the underlying causes/drivers of vulnerability and risk need to be improved to create more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

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SEI Initiative on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk

This SEI Initiative seeks to integrate DRR around the world with equitable, sustainable and resilient development by transforming the relationship between development and DRR. 

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Building the case for canoes

A pilot project using the BRACED Handbook, this case study describes the natural disasters being experienced in the Bay of Bengal, Myanmar and the community led interventions being implemented.

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Gender and Resilience

Individual, household and community resilience to climate extremes and disasters depend on the local context and the extent to which agencies address existing social dynamics and power relations.

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