All articles for the topic: Resilience

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Adapting to A Changing Climate

This guide is designed for practitioners working within and with local governments and communities that normally facilitate capacity development at the community or local level.

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Developing agro-pastoral shade gardens as an adaptation strategy for poor rural communities in Djibouti

Djibouti has an arid and semi-desert climate, which makes it highly sensitive to drought and water scarcity. Unless adequate action is quickly taken to reduce Djibouti’s vulnerability to...

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Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network

Climate change resilience is the capacity of an individual, community, or institution to dynamically and effectively respond to shifting climate impact circumstances while continuing t

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Northumbria University

Northumbria University creates and applies knowledge to transform lives and makes a powerful cultural and economic impact.

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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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CCORAL climate adaptation tool launched in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Climate Online Risk and Adaptation tooL – CCORAL – is an online support system for climate resilient decision making.​

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Climate Resilience - Can Tho, Vietnam

This page describes the Climate Change Coordination Office (CCCO), which was established in Can Tho in 2011 (and Quy Nhon and Da Nang), with support from ACCCRN and the Can Tho People’s Committee

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Livelihoods Improvement

Summaries of different tools, methods and approaches relevant to advancing knowledge on livelihoods improvement and social change with particular emphasis on governance and institutional dynamics.

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The role of community-based coastal conservation and development initiatives

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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 Scotland's forests

Trial of 'continuous cover' forestry. Trees have been felled to allow light in to promote natural regeneration.

Film Clips about forest adaptation

A set of 5 short...

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Eurac Research

Eurac Research lies in the heart of the Dolomites.

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Urban food security, urban resilience and climate change

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Food security is increasingly recognised as a problem in developed countries like Australia as well as in developing countries of the global south, and as a problem facing cities...

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Adapting the community sector for climate extremes

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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

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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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Two Degrees: The Built Environment and Our Changing Climate

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The Earth’s temperature has been rising. To limit catastrophic outcomes, the international scientific community has set a challenging goal of no more than two degrees Celsius (3...

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Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

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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Mainstreaming Climate Change: Thailand Case Study

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Climate change adaptation planning in Thailand and elsewhere in Southeast Asia has focused primarily on minimizing the impact of future climate change. The resulting preoccupation...

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ConcordCAN

ConcordCAN is an independent grassroots organization in Concord, Massachusetts, responding to heightened awareness of global change and peak oil.

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Bangkok Climate Resilience

Bangkok hosted the 5th workshop of the Adaptation Partnership organized by ISET, July 31-Aug 2, 2012. The event focused on “A Community for Building Urban Climate Change Resilience in Asia”. Full...

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A risk management approach to climate adaptation in the Caribbean

The countries of the Caribbean community (CARICOM) have great cause for concern when it comes to climate change: the impacts of climate change could severely impact their development....

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Ecosystems, Climate Change, Vulnerability and Economics connect

This article is adapted from a posting on "Ecologic" - WOTR, News and Views , May 2012.

Life on earth is made up of a huge diversity of species, relationships and processes. Nature...

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Small Islands and Climate Change

Promoting an understanding of the vulnerabilities and resilience of islands not only among SIDS but also among countries with islands.

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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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Framing climate change adaptation in policy and practice

Understanding current and future climate change impacts, and how best to respond, are major challenges for Australian communities. Decision-makers need to consider the range of potential...

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