All articles for the topic: Social vulnerability

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Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis CVCA

The CVCA methodology provides a framework for analyzing vulnerability and capacity to adapt to climate change at the community level. 

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PROVIA Guidance on Assessing Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change

This guidance provides clear technical guidance on climate change vulnerability, impacts and adaptation at the local, national and international levels, in both developed and developing countries.

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BMKG-JICA Vulnerability Assessment on Rice Paddy Production in Bali, Indonesia

Food Security and Climate Change Vulnerability in Indonesia/Bali Summary

This project assessed the vulnerability of rice paddy production on Bali Island, Indonesia, and creates a climate...

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Healthy Futures

What is HEALTHY FUTURES about?

HEALTHY FUTURES is an international collaborative research project that aims to reduce the future burden of three water-related vector-borne diseases (VBDs) -malaria...

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Comparative analysis of vulnerability assessments

Executive Summary

Vulnerability assessments (VAs) are central to shaping climate change adaptation decisions. They help to define the nature and extent of the threat that may harm a given...

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Dryland vulnerability - Typical patterns and dynamics in support of vulnerability reduction efforts

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The pronounced constraints on ecosystem functioning and human livelihoods in drylands are frequently exacerbated by natural and socio-economic stresses, including weather extremes and...

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Transfer of adaptation strategies in global drylands: Insights from a typology of vulnerability

Spatial distribution of vulnerability patterns in global drylands. Exemplary case studies are mapped that validate cluster-specific mechanisms and provide entry points to...

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Typology of smallholder vulnerability to weather extremes

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Smallholder livelihoods in the Peruvian Altiplano are frequently threatened by weather extremes, includingdroughts, frosts and heavy rainfall. Given the persistence of significant...

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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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Politics and policy processes

This following pages provide resources which are relevant to the analysis of politics and policy processes including cross-scale and multi-level interactions. 

 
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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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Impact, vulnerability and adaptation in Africa: the competition for water

Water is a key vital resource. Regions with steep climatic transition are exposed to the risk of increasing competition for water resources. Th European Commission project IMPACT2C seeks...

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Current vulnerability brief

Policy Brief

Between 2011 and 2012, a regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five landscapes of the Congo Basin as part of the ‘Climate Change and Forests...

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Current vulnerability in the Tri-National de la Sangha Landscape

Working Paper

Summary

The study of the current vulnerability of villages in the Tri-National de la Sangha Landscape, Cameroon, creates the basis to evaluate future vulnerability and...

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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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COBAM Cameroon- Baseline Vulnerability Report: References

Adger, N. (2003). Social Capital, Collective Action, and Adaptation to Climate Change, Economic Geography 79(4): 387–404, 2003.

Bodin, O., Crona, B. (2009). The role of social...

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Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India (CCA RAI)

Introduction

The Indo-German development project 'Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India (CCA RAI)' aims to enhance the adaptive capacities of vulnerable rural communities in India so...

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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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Urban Health Risks

Introduction

We explored whether the health risks related to air pollution and temperature extremes are spatially and socioeconomically differentiated within three Latin American cities: Bogota,...

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Krabi holistic approach to vulnerability and adaptation assessment

Abstract

Climate change vulnerability and adaptation planning can be taken into consideration across many sectors and at different levels and scales. Different scales of planning have...

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Mainstreaming adaptation into local development planning: A case study in Chainat, Thailand

Abstract

This pilot study aimed to understand climate risks and uncertainty within local communities and demonstrate the integration of climate change adaptation into local development...

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ATK Participatory Scenario building

The following description of this tool and details on how and why it is was applied exists as part of the 'Adaptation Toolkit' that was created collaboratively by SEI and ENDA. 

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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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Adaptation Tool Kit- Navigation page

ENDA-TM, SEI and local partners in Gambia co-developed a toolkit for vulnerability and adaptation. This has been tested and refined for its use by local practitioners.

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