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Colombia Vulnerability Assessment 1

The ecosystems in Cartagena face several pressures that make them highly vulnerable, diminishing their capacity to cope with the effects of climate change. 

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Colombia Vulnerability Assessment 2

Natural Susceptibility of San Andres de Tumaco

Mangrove ecosystems in Tumaco face major pressures that make them susceptible, diminishing their capacity to adapt to potential impacts caused by...

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Vulnerability Bibliography

Below are a few papers which we have found particularly useful in thinking about vulnerability to climate change. We hope you find the references useful! If you have any suggestions for other...

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VA adaptation planning

The process of vulnerability assessment provides you with an understanding of key areas which are particularly sensitive to climate change and need to be addressed. The next question is how to...
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Multi-stressor vulnerability

Vulnerability is broadly used to convey being susceptible to negative impacts (i.e. damage or harm) induced by some external stimuli that thereby pose a threat.

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Share VA info

If/when you and your colleagues have conducted a vulnerability assessment in the area(s) you are working, it would be great to share it with other weADAPT users, so that we can learn from and...

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NCAP Methodologies

The NCAP projects used a variety of different methodologies to explore vulnerability and adaptation, from hydrological modelling to social learning and participatory planning. This page collects...

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Vulnerability assessment

This module explores first a series of frameworks used to assess vulnerability, showing how the definition and interpretation of vulnerability has evolved over time. It also introduces the steps...

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Nepal Understanding Trends

Impacts of rising temperature

While the magnitude of change is uncertain, it is clear that the climate of Nepal will warm significantly in the coming century. The impact of this warming...

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Nepal Identifying Hazards

This article describes a process used for mapping climatic hazards in Nepal.

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Nepal Vulnerability Assessment

The process begins with vulnerability exposure analysis. This links to a participatory exercise on defining scenarios of the reference vulnerability (changes in exposure unit), climatic stresses...

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Nepal Disasters Background

A description of Nepal's vulnerability to disasters, including weather related disasters such as floods, storms, landslides and avalanches.

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Nepal: Adaptation Options

Review of potential measures for reducing vulnerability in Nepal

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National Adaptation Planning

Designing robust, flexible adaptation strategies for national adaptation plans.

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ADx Tool Compendium

This page lists a selection of tools documented in earlier projects and meetings, which are highly related to the concepts of climate change adaptation.

Expert meetings on Tools

The...

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Protoypes

Adaptation Prototypes

As examples of cases in which the information within wikiadapt can be used, prototypes have been developed for several countries which are at various stages in the...

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Principles

Principles of Adaptation

Here are 10 general principles of adaptation distilled from our current thinking, as outlined above, that form the basis for developing and implementing processes to...

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CIRCE Foundation Paper Literature

CIRCE Foundation Paper - part 2:  Reviewing Key Adaptation Literature

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Center For Environment and Development for Arab Region and Europe, Egypt

Center For Environment and Development for Arab Region and Europe, CEDARE, led by its Executive Director, Dr.

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Arab Region PRELIMINARY Domain

1st RCA4 test simulation; mean annual temperature (1989-91)

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Lessons learned from NCAP

Lessons learned from the NCAP project

Some of the main lessons learned from the NCAP project are:

Climate change is not the sole challenge that vulnerable communities in developing countries...
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CRiSTAL

CRiSTAL is a project-planning tool that helps users design activities that support climate adaptation (i.e.,adaptation to climate variability and change) at the community level. 

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Climate Adaptation Learning Resources

Training modules on climate analysis, vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning.

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Key Conclusions on Climate Change Adaptation

Key Conclusions on Climate Change Adaptation

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