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February, 2015
Author: Rockefeller Foundation
Insights from ACCCRN - Urban Climate Change Resilience in Action: Lesson from Projects in 10 ACCCRN CitiesThe Rockefeller Foundation initiated a nine-year Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) in ten initial cities and four countries1 in 2008. ACCCRN seeks to strengthen the...
February, 2015
Author: Rockefeller Foundation
Insights from the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network: Ten Cities, Four Countries, Five Years: Lessons on the Process of Building Urban Climate Change ResilienceThe Rockefeller Foundation initiated a nine-year Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) in ten initial...
February, 2015
Author: Aniessa Delima Sari, Safrinal Sofaniadi, Rusmadi
On the coast of Java, the city of Semarang faces a multitude of climate-related problems including sea-level rise, flash and tidal floods, subsidence and coastal erosion. Using four case-study villages, this working paper explores how households are coping with the impacts of climate change. How...
January, 2015
Author: Maarten Akkerman, Hoang Thanh Binh, Dang Thu Phuong
This paper investigates the relationship between disasters and energy supply in the coastal city of Quy Nhon, Vietnam. Although increasing attention is being paid to this issue, there are few studies that investigate the impacts of energy perturbations following extreme weather events. Drawing on...
January, 2015
Author: TERI
This documentary highlights the climate vulnerability of two Indian cities: Panaji, a major tourist destination and Visakhapatnam, a growing industrial hub. The documentary maps out the vulnerability of infrastructure services in these two cities and highlights TERI's approach towards...
January, 2015
Author: Tumiar Katarina Manik, Syarifah Syaukat
The impacts of global change can be felt by local communities during both short-term events such as intense storms and long-term changes such as rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns. Natural disasters related to hydrometeorology are likely to increase in severity, while in coastal...
January, 2015
The capacity of actors and institutions to learn and reorganize is central to the resilience of complex systems, particularly in the context of rapidly urbanizing cities. A process of qualitative, reflective research among practitioners within the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network ...
December, 2014
Author: Mercy Corps Indonesia
City government of Bandar Lampung in collaboration with NGO Mitra Bentala has conducted a biopore project with support from ACCCRN. Biopores can help absorb waterand lower flood risk. It also can be useful to convert organic waste into compost that can be utilized as fertilizer.Video with English...
December, 2014
Author: Nivedita Mani, Ajay Singh, Shiraz A. Wajih
In Gorakhpur, India, periurban agriculture represents a practical mechanism for diversifying urban livelihoods and ensuring availability of local food supplies while maintaining open areas that can serve as flood buffers.The land-use pattern and ecosystem services in these areas are maintained,...
December, 2014
Author: Mercy Corps Indonesia
This video describes how a rainwater harvesting project was conducted to determine the potential to reduce climate change vulnerability, particularly flood and drought, in Semarang. A greater understanding of the potential for rainwater harvesting allows the city to better manage anticipated...

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