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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

View of Lagos. Image ©http://coastalcare.org/

Impacts of sea-level rise in Nigeria

Nigeria’s coast is 850km long and comprises (from west to east) a barrier-lagoon...

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Preventing flooding through a coastal bund

Perumalpettai's coastal bund for flood protection

Located along the low-lying coastal area of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu, only 500 m from the coast, the village...

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Preventing flooding through bund strengthening and shutter construction

Kumarakudi's strengthened bund protecting arable land

The coastal village of Kumarakudi in Tamil Nadu with its 2,000 inhabitants is located 3km from the seashore on...

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Flood protection through a wing-wall river bund

Kaduvetti's wing-wall river bund

Kaduvetti, a village located 2.5 km from the shore of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu and home to 52 families, is severely affected...

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HPC

Farmer to farmer video at the Himalayan Permaculture Centre - Photostory

The Himalayan Permaculture Centre (HPC) works to support people in ten rural villages by promoting no-or-low cost, locally appropriate techniques that have the potential to improve livelihoods.

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Adaptation strategies to climate induced water stress and hazards in the Greater Himalayan Region

This project contributes to improved understanding of the consequences of climate change for the livelihoods of mountain people and downstream communities, particularly regarding access to water resources and vulnerability to water-induced hazards.

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Student-led clean water initiative builds resiliency among floating villages

August 2013: Mr Duoc’s family is 1 of 23 families living in a floating village on the Red River near Hanoi. The village is difficult to access with limited electricity and a lack of basic...

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Communicating water-related climate change risks to improve local adaptation in the Mekong delta

Adaptation challenge Every year, a high number of people are killed by floods in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. In An Giang province, floods in 2000 killed 134 people (of which 94 were children); in...
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Communicating water-related climate change risks to improve local adaptation in the Mekong delta

Adaptation challenge Samut Sakhon province in central Thailand is already experiencing a multitude of impacts from climate change such as intense tropical storms and floods. The Tha Chin and...
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52cd6a470a986986-987-988 - climate adaptation.

Communicating water-related climate change risks to improve local adaptation in the Mekong delta

Adaptation challenge In the past, the annual floods in Cambodia after the monsoonal rains were viewed as predictable in timing and non-destructive in nature, bringing benefits such as sediment...
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Vulnerability assessment of livelihoods in Lower Mekong Basin

Adaptation challenge In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, key plans, policies and regulations for flood management are ambiguous and often not directly applicable to the local context especially to...
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52cd66c58f39f970-971 - climate adaptation.

Vulnerability assessment of livelihoods in Lower Mekong Basin

Adaptation challenge In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, key plans, policies and regulations for flood management are ambiguous and often not directly applicable to the local context especially to...
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525577643a243cape-town-flooding - climate adaptation.

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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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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Using climate information to plan adaptation in Cape Town

A vegetable farmer in Philippi, a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. Source: FLICKR/KOSMOSELEEVIKE

This case study focuses on the climate dimensions of land use...

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Adaptation to climate change in Bangladesh

The city of Khulna in South-western Bangladesh suffers from frequent inundation due to high intensity rainfall events, ©Ludwig.

Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable...

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Livelihood Diversification Through Integrated Production Systems

Livelihood Diversification Through Integrated Production Systems

The districts of Maldah and Murshidabad in West Bengal belong to the most severely flood affected areas in India. Local livelihoods in these distrits are strongly dependent on rainfed agricultural production. 

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Flooding in Graveyard pond

Shacks in the informal settlement of Graveyard Pond located in a stormwater detention pond (photo by Laura Drivdal 30.03.2011)

Introduction

The aim of this report is...

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Impacts of Climate Change on the Urban Plan of Quy Nhon City

Dr. Michael DiGregorio and Mr. Huynh Cao Van undertook a study of the role of urbanization in increasing the severity of a 2009 flood in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam. By interviewing...

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Early Warning Builds Resilience

“Reducing Vulnerability to Climate Change by Establishing Early Warning and Disaster Preparedness Systems and Support for Integrated Watershed Management in Flood Prone Areas,” is a...

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Rotterdam

Water management in Rotterdam

Climate proofing Rotterdam

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maps

Vulnerability of the elderly to climate change in Northern Europe

This case study aims to explore alternative approaches for describing and mapping vulnerability of the elderly to future changes in extreme weather events across the Nordic region.

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Map coast Netherlands

Climate change impacts in the Rhine-Meuse Delta in the Netherlands

MEDIATION project case study

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Sustainable urban drainage in new housing estate, Cambridgeshire

Sustainable drainage

Sustainable drainage in Cambridgeshire

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