All articles for the topic: vulnerability

cbanetworksquare - climate adaptation.

Community Based Adaptation Network (CBA Network)

The Community Based Adaptation Conference (CBA) online community space. Visit here for the latest news and information about CBA14. 

 

Read more
Two people walking on a mountain in Hindu Kush Himalaya. View with a peak behind and a blue sky.

The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

This open access volume is the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. 

Read more
CVCA, historical timeline

CARE CVCA Handbook: 2nd Edition

The CVCA helps gather and analyze information on community-level vulnerabilities to climate change. This new edition integrates 10 years of learnings with a particular focus on gender and ecosystems.

Read more
Cover: Improving people’s water, energy and food security in this remote valley in Nepal requires taking into account climate change (I. Providoli).

Shaping the water–energy–food nexus for resilient mountain livelihoods

This brief presents a participatory process for assessing the status of water–energy–food systems in mountains, identifying governance and technical options and exploring alternative scenarios.

Read more
In Somalia, the occurrence of drought can lead to food insecurity and famine. (UN Photo/Tobin Jones)

The NAP Process and Peacebuilding

This briefing note explores the importance and difficulties of bringing adaptation planning and peacebuilding agendas together in contexts of fragility and instability. 

Read more
Nouakchott picture

Mauritania • Nouakchott

This case study provides a short insight of adpatation issues faced by the region of Nouakchott and the policies designed and implemented to tackle them through the AREDDUN project

Read more
Addressing the land degradation-migration nexus thumbnail

Addressing the Land Degradation–Migration Nexus

A review of existing evidence, good practices, and policy recommendations on the complex interrelationships between migration and desertification, land degradation and drought.

Read more
Landscape of Maluku, Indonesia

Kajian Kerentanan dan Risiko Iklim Provinsi Maluku/ Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment for Maluku Province, Indonesia

Kajian yang berfokus pada Provinsi Maluku ini dihasilkan oleh USAID APIK, sebagai dasar untuk menyusun strategi adaptasi perubahan iklim dan ketangguhan daerah.

Read more
Climate Vulnerability Assessment

Climate Vulnerability Assessment for the Indian Himalayan Region using a common framework

This article explains a first-of-its kind mapping and capacity building initiative on climate vulnerability and risk assessment for the Indian Himalayan Region using a common framework

Read more
Himalaya hazard-vulnerability workshop

Applying the IPCC 2014 framework for hazard-specific vulnerability assessment

This paper compares the framework of the IPCC AR4 (2007) to that outlined in IPCC AR5 (2014) and describes how the AR5 framework provides a more contextualised and operationalisable approach.

Read more
Manual laborers in Maharashtra

Heat stress in Maharashtra, India

This policy brief examines the vulnerability of communities living in semi-arid Maharashtra to be negatively affected by heat-related stress and the increasing health implications thereof. 

Read more
assessing european vulnerability to climate change

Assessing adaptation knowledge in Europe: vulnerability to climate change

This project is a knowledge assessment study designed to synthesise the frameworks, processes and methods being used to assess vulnerability in Europe.

Read more
fp

Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment for the Indian Himalayan Region

This manual provides a common framework for climate vulnerability and risk assessment, a methodology for its application and guidelines for mainstreaming adaptation planning in development plans.

Read more
Strengthening institutional climate capabilities

Strengthening institutional climate capabilities

This paper shows how institutions can strengthen their capabilities to tackle climate change across different levels of government.

Read more
CARIAA

Moving through uncertainty, toward Research for Impact

Accepting uncertainty must be part of our unfolding research practice. This CARIAA blog post addresses the challenges posed by uncertainty and how these can be overcome.

Read more
climate conflicts potential map

Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Fragility and Conflict

This brief looks at the nexus of environment, climate change, fragility and conflict and their complex interlinkages, and focuses on conflicts related to declining natural resources.

Read more
Session 5: Act to adapt

Session 5: Act to Adapt

A giant board game that gets youth to prioritise resources in their community which are vulnerable to extreme weather. Youth negotiate to take individual or collective actions to adapt resources.

Read more
afghan agriculture

Climate-Resilient Agriculture in South Asia: An analytical framework and insights from practice

The paper explores entry-points for and examples of climate resilient agriculture (CRA) in South Asia, and the current challenges and knowledge gaps affecting it's implementation.

Read more
fig 1

Global exposure and vulnerability

This paper aims to support understanding of the interplay between multiple climate change risks and socioeconomic development through investigating exposure to multi-sector climate impacts.

Read more
tin rooves

Heat Stress, Vulnerability and health impacts

This working paper from ASSAR examines vulnerability of rural communities to heat stress in the semi-arid villages in Maharashtra state in India. 

Read more
man carrying bamboo, Jakarta

Advancing resilience in cities, towns and villages through knowledge

This blog discusses a new UNFCCC report (February, 2018) that shares key findings on climate change adaptation in human settlements.

Read more
National Works Agency, 2010; a completed section of Segment 3 - Northern Coastal Highway Improvement Project.

Vulnerability Assessment of Jamaica's Transport Sector

The assessment sheds light on priority regions and specific vulnerabilities in Jamaica's transport sector, and offers guidance on how to climate-proof future and current investments.

Read more
logo ASSAR

Climate variability and impact in ASSAR’s East African region

This new paper from ASSAR's east Africa team looks at impact climate-related risks, impacts and vulnerability across the semi-arid regions of East Africa.

Read more
un development report

UN Adaptation Gap Report 2017

The report explores key opportunities and challenges associated with assessing progress on adaptation at the global level.

Read more

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - vulnerability