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January, 2016
Author: Phong Tran, Stephen Tyler, Nguyễn Ngọc Huy, Sở La Sen, Lê Hồng Y
The two water supply agencies in Can Tho City, Vietnam have contradictory interests when it comes to providing clean water to peri-urban residents. This impedes the provision of high quality treated water and makes water supply more costly. Despite the surplus capacity in the treated water...
December, 2015
Author: Nguyen Ngoc Huy, Tran Van Giai Phong , Stephen Tyler
The lack of a secure and clean potable water supply in peri-urban areas is a major source of vulnerability for poor residents on the periphery of rapidly expanding cities in South East Asia. Climate change will increase the demand for clean drinking water, while adversely affecting supply and...
November, 2015
Author: ACCCRN
This publication draws on the intensive work of a number of ACCCRN partners who have provided the vision, dedication and technical support that has led to the generation of diverse city projects. The content of this catalogue draws significantly from key city project documents prepared by in...
October, 2015
Author: Sunil Santha
The impacts of climate change in India are predicted to increase migration from rural villages and hazard-prone regions of the country to its cities. Migrant workers in urban contexts are considered one of the most vulnerable social groups to climate change risks, specifically to livelihood...
October, 2015
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The first Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific Congress, held on 11-13 February 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand, aimed to provide an Asia-Pacific platform for urban resilience and climate change adaptation where dialogues were conducted to forge partnerships, with the ultimate goal of identifying...
September, 2015
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Development planning with consideration of climate-induced risks has become an indispensable approach. During last few decades, the city of Gorakhpur has been confronting various hydro-meteorological disasters like flood, heat waves and storms.In response, the Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group...
September, 2015
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Through the Climate Investment Funds initiative, ADB is participating in 19 investment plans for 17 developing members, a regional investment plan for the Pacific (PPCR) and regional programs under the Clean Technology Fund Dedicated Private Sector Program, as well as other projects in Cambodia...
August, 2015
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The Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia Partnership (UCRSEA) is co-led by the Thailand Environment Institute and the University of Toronto. Together with academic, local government, and civil society partners, the team will refine and apply tools for assessing vulnerability and building...
August, 2015
Author: Meenu Tewari, Zeba Aziz, Mitchell Cook, Amrita Goldar, Indro Ray, Saon Ray, Sahana Roychowdhury, Vidhya Unnikrishnan
This paper reviews the current state of the literature on Indian urbanization to analyze existing urban development trajectories at the state level in order to understand the challenges Indian cities face as well as the opportunities available to them to adopt transformative urban processes that...
August, 2015
Author: Sam Bernard
This paper reviews the approaches taken by multilateral climate funds in the period 2010-2014 to support low-emission and climate-resilient development in developing country cities. It identifies US$842 million in approved climate finance for explicitly urban projects, which equates to just over...

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