All articles for the topic: Social vulnerability

53abe3bf602b8equatorial-guinea-forest-wri - climate adaptation.

Equatorial Guinea case study

Forests in Equatorial Guinea. Image © WRI

Project background

Between 2011 and 2012, a regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five...

Read more
5387164c142e4istock-000019847055large-365x365 - climate adaptation.

Integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning: The case of Gorakhpur, India

Image courtesy iStock © Gawrav Sinha

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Gorakhpur District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone districts in Eastern Uttar...

Read more
537c644384764kyrgyzstan-project 3 - climate adaptation.

Impact on Pastures Kyrgyzstan

Map shows levels of vulnerability to climate change in Kyrgyzstan

Summary

The Kyrgyz government with the support of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has designed a...

Read more
537a012a3ddabscreen-shot-2014-05-19-at-14 - climate adaptation.

An agenda for risk-informed decision-making

Summary

More frequent and intense climate extremes are expected as the climate changes; this, combined with changing patterns of exposure and vulnerability, is creating new geographic...

Read more
5374d86eaac37watering-livetsock-in-garissa - climate adaptation.

Vulnerability Assessment in Garissa

Herders watering camels in a makeshift trough, herders are taking advantage of the rains to water their livestock after a long period of drought. Image: Flickr by Ann Weru/...

Read more
5374bffa9a163screen-shot-2014-05-15-at-14 - climate adaptation.

What does it take to mainstream disaster risk management in key sectors?

About this guide

Climate-related disasters are becoming more frequent and negatively impacting development progress across the world. People are already experiencing the impacts of climate...

Read more
534e448e522edcare - climate adaptation.

Coastal Resilience in S. Sulawesi

Botto village with its 2,144 inhabitants is located at the Gulf of Bone in Wajo district in South Sulawesi. The villagers face severe enviromental degradation in form of mangrove...

Read more
533d750f644cdecuador-quito-03-02-teleferiqo-ruca-pichincha - climate adaptation.

Quito Vulnerability Study

TeleferiQo, Quito Ecuador @mountainsoftravelphotos

Project description

This project will evaluate climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation issues in the...

Read more
The Greater Himalayan Region ©indiawaterportal.org

Adaptation strategies to climate induced water stress and hazards in the Greater Himalayan Region

This project contributes to improved understanding of the consequences of climate change for the livelihoods of mountain people and downstream communities, particularly regarding access to water resources and vulnerability to water-induced hazards.

Read more
534695b6c5762picture-1 - climate adaptation.

Many Strong Voices (MSV)

Preparing for dog-sledding on frozen sea ice outside Ummannaq

Project description

MSV is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being, security...

Read more
IPCC WGII AR5

IPCC Climate Change 2014: Impacts Adaptation and Vulnerability

This report is part of the larger, Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) published by the IPCC. 

Read more
532972d1d69ecindonesia-care3 - climate adaptation.

Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change in South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

The village of Bulu Bulu is located at the East coast of South Sulawesi in Bone district....

Read more
5326f406e510ebuilding-coastal-resilience - climate adaptation.

Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impact in Poreang, South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Poreang is a coastal village located North Luwu district in South Sulawesi. In the last ten years...

Read more
530b1e2c70d4c4e3bd0b1c6923acccra - climate adaptation.

ACCRA

The Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance programme is made up of Oxfam GB, ODI, Save the Children International, Care International and World Vision International.

Read more
5301edc832d98img-4824-siemreap-as-0 - climate adaptation.

USAID Mekong ARCC Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study

Cambodian communities along the Mekong River earn their living from crops, irrigation, and fisheries. Photo by: Apiwat S

Adaptation context

Flowing from the mountains...

Read more
52ea24a4c72a3screen-shot-2014-01-30-at-11 - climate adaptation.

Social Learning for Adaptation

Introduction

This handbook presents the experience of a participatory social learning process that evolved to support individual and community level adaptation to the myriad of stressors...

Read more
images training

Customised climate adaptation training for Dumaguete, Philippines

This training programme, developed by SEI following a training needs assessment, provided an introduction to key concepts and methods to inform an adaptation planning process.

Read more
Workshop in action, Lombok

Customised Climate Adaptation Training in Lombok

Report of training in Lombok

Read more
Image of healthy atoll community

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.

Read more
52cfe2b45f16e52cfc1b70e0c5screen-shot-2014-01-10-at-09 - climate adaptation.

Catalysing adaptive capacity for development and climate change

Abstract

There is convergence between current theory and practice in global environmental change research and development communities on the importance of approaches that aim to ‘engage and...

Read more
52cd66cba70d9970-971 - climate adaptation.

Vulnerability assessment of livelihoods in Lower Mekong Basin

Adaptation challenge In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, key plans, policies and regulations for flood management are ambiguous and often not directly applicable to the local context especially to...
Read more
52cd66c58f39f970-971 - climate adaptation.

Vulnerability assessment of livelihoods in Lower Mekong Basin

Adaptation challenge In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, key plans, policies and regulations for flood management are ambiguous and often not directly applicable to the local context especially to...
Read more
report front page

Community Driven Vulnerability Evaluation

This handbook provides a detailed road-map with clear instructions on applying the CoDriVE-PD framework for designing projects to include evaluation of vulnerability to climate change.

Read more
Lombok and the Philippines climate vulnerability training

Training modules SE Asia islands

Lombok and the Philippines climate vulnerability training

Read more

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Social vulnerability