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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

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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.

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Flood vulnerability and risk in the Bénin Niger River valley

In recent decades, flood disaster is threatening human security in West Africa, particularly in the Niger River basin.The study addresses flood vulnerability and risk in the Bénin Niger River Valley

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Alpine Hazards in South Tyrol in Italy

 

This case study is part of the emBRACE project. In an interdisciplinary, socially inclusive and collaborative context, emBRACE aims to improve the framing of resilience in the context of...

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Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate cHange (Ja REEACH)

A community member presents the direct and indirect impacts of flooding in the community of Troy as part of the Ja REEACH CEDAR (Communities Engaged to Drive Adaptation...

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FCFA Pilot: Ghana

Introduction

As a precursor to the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) research activities, CDKN, on behalf of DFID commissioned a series of case study activities with the purposes of...

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Delta Api Bali

Participatory mapping

Delta Api Bali is a collaborative participatory mapping project for climate change adaptation in Bali. Participatory mapping by villagers is a...

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How can Ethiopia do better at mitigating disaster risk and adapting to climate change?

Government officials brainstorming about how to improve DRM process

A blog by Manish Kumar, ACCRA Ethiopia Coordinator

Manish Kumar is the newest member of the ACCRA...

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Sustainable livestock production in Cuba

A bullock in Camugüey, Cuba. © Carol Foil / flickr.com / creative commons

Camagüey province is the driest region of Cuba, and the impacts of climate change are making it...
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Community adaptation action planning in Niger

This project example outlines the participatory process through which community-based adaptation
 action planning (CAAP) was carried out with 20 pastoralist and agro-pastoralist communities in the...

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Current vulnerability in Rwanda

Volcanic Mountains Rwanda. Image ©Jack Swenson

Project background

Between 2011 and 2012, a regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five...

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Equatorial Guinea case study

Forests in Equatorial Guinea. Image © WRI

Project background

Between 2011 and 2012, a regional baseline assessment to analyse vulnerability was conducted in five...

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Integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning: The case of Gorakhpur, India

Image courtesy iStock © Gawrav Sinha

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Gorakhpur District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone districts in Eastern Uttar...

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Coastal Resilience in S. Sulawesi

Botto village with its 2,144 inhabitants is located at the Gulf of Bone in Wajo district in South Sulawesi. The villagers face severe enviromental degradation in form of mangrove...

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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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Quito Vulnerability Study

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Project description

This project will evaluate climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation issues in the...

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change in South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

The village of Bulu Bulu is located at the East coast of South Sulawesi in Bone district....

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Building coastal resilience to reduce climate change impact in Poreang, South Sulawesi

Source: CARE International Indonesia

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Poreang is a coastal village located North Luwu district in South Sulawesi. In the last ten years...

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Customised climate adaptation training for Dumaguete, Philippines

Report of training in Philippines

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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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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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BMKG-JICA Vulnerability Assessment on Rice Paddy Production in Bali, Indonesia

Food Security and Climate Change Vulnerability in Indonesia/Bali Summary

This project assessed the vulnerability of rice paddy production on Bali Island, Indonesia, and creates a climate...

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How are Mayan farmers are dealing with climate change?

Climate knowledge has been developed to reduce incertitude to environmental risks in many cultures; some societies may use magical and/or religious practices, others may use scientific...

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Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis of Communities in El Salvador

Abstract

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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