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Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate

Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate

This Raising Risk Awareness (RRA) project analyses the role of climate change in affecting the hydrological regimes of Kenya, Ethiopia, India and Bangladesh. 

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Session 2: Climate change challenge

Session 2: Climate Change Challenge

A playful session that demonstrates weather compared to climate, leading into an energetic game that teaches about the greenhouse effect, global warming and climate change. 

 

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Session 3: Map the hazard

Session 3: Map the Hazard

Critical thinking challenge to map out extreme weather and its impacts on different societal groups. Voting determines the most frequent and impactful hazards in the local community. 

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Canada's Adaptation Platform: Projects and Results

This report summarises case studies across 11 sectors of industry and adaptation themes from Canada's Adaptation Platform.

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Climate data and projections: supporting evidence-based decision-making in the Caribbean

This report provides an overview of climate data and information available from the CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG) data portal and how they can be used to support decision-making.

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Framing innovations for climate resilience for farmers in the Sahel

This paper examines innovative approaches that have been adopted in four BRACED projects to build resilience to current and future climate risks.

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Adaptation of Women to Climate Variability in Cameroon

In this paper, we examine the vulnerability and adaptability of women along the southern slopes of the Rumpi Hills forest, Ndian Division of Cameroon.

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Flooding and Child Undernutrition in Rural India

Climate change threats to rural India: Flooding linked to child undernutrition, particularly child wasting. Repeated flooding was associated to 3 times higher prevalence of severe wasting.

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How Reliable are Regional Climate Models?

Urban precipitation extremes: How reliable are regional climate models?

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Climate Dynamics - South Asian Monsoon

Will the South Asian monsoon overturning circulation stabilize any further?. Climate dynamics, 40(1-2), 187-211.

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Communicating flood risks in a changing climate

This report and webinar is a resource for practitioners from field staff to policy makers to use when engaging the public around flooding and wider climate impacts. 

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Assessing Climate Service Needs In Kaffrine, Senegal

Climate services have the potential to reduce precipitation and temperature-related risks to agricultural production, boost agricultural yields, and build resilience in rural populations.

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A Range of Approaches to Address Loss and Damage from Climate Change Impacts in Bangladesh

The report provides policymakers and other decision makers in Bangladesh with information that will help them make decisions and implement approaches to address – and reduce – loss and damage. 

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Accessing and Using Climate Data and Information in Fragile, Data-Poor States

This report provides peacebuilding practitioners with guidance for accessing and using climate data and information in fragile contexts.

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Prioritizing Investments in Climate-Smart Agriculture in Guatemala

This poster is one of the posters featured at the 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 24-30 2015.

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Use and Communication of Climate Information to Support Uptake of Adaptation Action in the Semi-Arid Regions of Africa and Asia

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks.

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of East Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. 

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Understanding the risk of flooding in the city: The case of Barangay Potrero, Metro Manila

Malabon City is in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines. It is part of a sub-region called CAMANAVA (composed of the cities of CAloocan, MAlabon, NAvotas...

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Flood protection through a backwater river bund

Nadupalayam's backwater river bund protecting people and land

The village of Nadupalayam is located 2 km from the shore of the Bay of Bengal in...

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Climate Change and Extreme Weather: Designing Adaptation Policy: Background Report

Introduction

In December 2006, British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island were struck by a series of storms more powerful than any experienced in the province’s history.1...

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Post-Sandy coastal protection

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the east coast of the United States of America, damaging or destroying an estimated 300,000 homes and claiming 60 lives in the coastal areas of the State of...

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Working together on Cape Town flooding

Flooding in Cape Town (photo credit: Rodger Bosch)

The City of Cape Town faces many challenges: in-migration, housing and service delivery backlogs, budget...

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Governing climate risks in Cape Town

Cape Town has an extensive coastline, numerous wetlands and winters marked by heavy rains and stormy seas. The coast, wetlands and waterways count as major assets to the city, but also pose...

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EWS Surat

Goal:

Reduce the intensity of floods and resultant flood damage to Surat.

Surat City:

The City of Surat is one of the...

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