All articles for the topic: Social vulnerability

Sea Change: Island Communities and Climate Change

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Island communities stand to be among the first and most adversely affected by the impacts of global climate change. Rising sea levels, changing precipitation and storm...

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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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Mainstreaming adaptation in the farming communities of the Philippines

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Being an archipelagic developing country composed of 7000 islands, the Phillippines is highly vulnerable to climate related hazards. The most vulnerable sectors are the upland...

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Strategies into Policies at District level in India

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This project aimed to develop and validate risk communication products to improve the understanding of all concerned stakeholders on scientific, social and policy issues...

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Policy Framework for Adaptation Strategies in Mongolia

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The main purpose of this project is to increase the resilience of pastoral communities living in transitional ecosystem zones of Mongolia and support them with the development of...

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation in Cameroon

Wildlife in the Cameroonian forests. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR.

In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large...

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World Fish Center

The WFC is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in partnership with a wide range of government and non-governmental agencies at regional, national and local levels in

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation: The case of Cameroon

In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large proportion of urban households depend on plant and animal products from the forests to meet their...

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Mainstreaming Climate and Disaster Risk Management

This project provides assistance to the Government of Madagascar and key stakeholders to mainstream hazard risk management into key economic and social sectors, with special focus on...

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Socio-economic indicators of vulnerability to climate hazards in Nepal

This work on socio-economic indices was supporting research for the larger ACCCA project managed by UNITAR, which aimed to increase capacity to adapt to climate change in Nepal. 

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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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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Background

This report is part of the baseline assessment conducted under the “Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin: Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation (COBAM)” project. This project aims...

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United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security

The United Nations University (UNU) is the academic arm of the United Nations (UN). It bridges the academic world and the UN system.

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Synthesis of Key Insights

The baseline assessment shed light on the current vulnerability of villages in the project site, which is essential for the evaluation of future vulnerability and possible adaptation strategies...

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United States Agency for International Development

USAID supports activities to help developing countries lessen their vulnerability and adapt to climate variability and change.

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Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin: Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation (COBAM)

The COBAM project aims to provide stakeholders with the information, analysis and tools they need to adapt to climate change and reduccarbon emissions in the forests of the Congo Basin

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Social vulnerability in California

The Pacific Institute has published a study that investigates social vulnerability by groups to climate change impacts, and combines this information with projected climatic exposure,...

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Differential Exposure

Differential Exposure​

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Temporal Reference

The time period considered for the current vulnerability analysis covers at least three decades. In several occasions, local perceptions were captured during focus group discussions or through...

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COBAM Project

Tri-National de la Sangha (TNS) Landscape. Photo by Tahia Devisscher (2011)

A baseline vulnerability assessment has been conducted in the Tri-National de la Sangha (...

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Cameroon TNS Baseline- Framing Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity

Scholars from different knowledge domains and diverse communities of practice conceptualize vulnerability in very different ways. This is mainly because the term can be related to concepts and...

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Interpretations of vulnerability

Why different interpretations of vulnerability matter

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BalticClimate Film "Finding a Way through Climate Change"

The BalticClimate Toolkit provides local and regional level policy makers, spatial planners, and the business community with climate...

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