All articles for the topic: Social vulnerability

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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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Vulnerability Assessment in Garissa

Herders watering camels in a makeshift trough, herders are taking advantage of the rains to water their livestock after a long period of drought. Image: Flickr by Ann Weru/...

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534e448e522edcare - climate adaptation.

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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Many Strong Voices (MSV)

Preparing for dog-sledding on frozen sea ice outside Ummannaq

Project description

MSV is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being, security...

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533d750f644cdecuador-quito-03-02-teleferiqo-ruca-pichincha - climate adaptation.

Quito Vulnerability Study

TeleferiQo, Quito Ecuador @mountainsoftravelphotos

Project description

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

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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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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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USAID Mekong ARCC Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study

Cambodian communities along the Mekong River earn their living from crops, irrigation, and fisheries. Photo by: Apiwat S

Adaptation context

Flowing from the mountains...

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Customised climate adaptation training for Dumaguete, Philippines

This training programme, developed by SEI following a training needs assessment, provided an introduction to key concepts and methods to inform an adaptation planning process.

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Workshop in action, Lombok

Customised Climate Adaptation Training in Lombok

Report of training in Lombok

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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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Impact, vulnerability and adaptation in Africa: the competition for water

Water is a key vital resource. Regions with steep climatic transition are exposed to the risk of increasing competition for water resources. Th European Commission project IMPACT2C seeks...

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Mainstreaming Climate Resilience in Urban Areas

Introduction

The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) has helped 10 cities in Asia to assess their risks from climate change impacts and build their resilience strategy to...

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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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5076d8419073ephillipenes - climate adaptation.

Mainstreaming adaptation in the farming communities of the Philippines

Summary

Being an archipelagic developing country composed of 7000 islands, the Phillippines is highly vulnerable to climate related hazards. The most vulnerable sectors are the upland...

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Strategies into Policies at District level in India

Summary

This project aimed to develop and validate risk communication products to improve the understanding of all concerned stakeholders on scientific, social and policy issues...

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5076daf8b3e3emongolia - climate adaptation.

Policy Framework for Adaptation Strategies in Mongolia

Summary

The main purpose of this project is to increase the resilience of pastoral communities living in transitional ecosystem zones of Mongolia and support them with the development of...

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Vulnerability, forest-related sectors and climate change adaptation in Cameroon

Wildlife in the Cameroonian forests. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR.

In Cameroon and elsewhere in the Congo Basin, the majority of rural households and a large...

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50376b76b6571madagascar - climate adaptation.

Mainstreaming Climate and Disaster Risk Management

This project provides assistance to the Government of Madagascar and key stakeholders to mainstream hazard risk management into key economic and social sectors, with special focus on...

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