38 resource(s) found
April, 2018
The Mekong Delta (MKD), in which Can Tho City is located, occupies a low-lying region in the center of South Hau River (Bassac River). The MKD is predicted to be one of the three most vulnerable deltas in the world caused by climate change. Seasonal flooding is a typical natural...
January, 2018
Author: Phong Tran, Stephen Tyler
In recent years, the water level of Hau (Bassac) River has changed and higher floods have been occurring. Many parts of Ninh Kieu district of Can Tho city are flooded annually. In 5 years from 2010-2015, flooding has occurred more frequently in many areas of the district. At the same time, there...
December, 2017
Author: Phong Tran
This report is the synthesis of relevant studies in Da Nang conducted by the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (ISET) and the Climate Change Coordination Office of Da Nang (CCCO) in collaboration with relevant organizations and agencies in Da Nang. The research demonstrates that...
August, 2017
Author: World Wildlife Fund Team
Natural and Nature-Based Flood Management: A Green Guide was developed to support local communities around the world in using natural and nature-based methods for flood risk management. Globally, flooding is the most common disaster risk and that risk is growing with more people in harm’s...
April, 2017
Author: University of Hawaii
In 2016 the University of Hawaii (UH) partnered with Diponegoro University (UNDIP) in a joint studio/practicum project to work on an urban resilience project in collaboration with the Resilience Office of the City of Semarang, Indonesia. The Resilience Office had two core objectives for the...
February, 2017
Author: 100 Resilient Cities
This report, 100RC: Catalyzing the Urban Resilience Market, identifies four major areas of opportunity — water management, including risks associated with flooding, water pollution, and water shortages; big data management; innovative financing to support risk management projects; and...
December, 2016
Author: Mercy Corps
This document is a brief study of Transforming Chennai: Building Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Resilience to Water-Related Environmental Change. The study builds on Mercy Corps’ regional approach to building urban resilience, grounded in strong research, multi-stakeholder engagement,...
December, 2016
Author: Mercy Corps
In March 2016, Mercy Corps partnered with Okapi Research & Advisory to develop a deeper understanding of the factors that affected firms’ flood exposure, extent of immediate losses, and recovery times in Chennai, India. Taking into account the larger economic, political, and...
November, 2016
Author: Jay Anand, Dr. Uma Ramachandran
Mainstreaming some of the actions taken by the institutions during floods can help cities to better their coping mechanisms and build climate resilience. Best practices can be derived to strengthen the existing risk handling capacities of the city as well as to learn lessons and replicate similar...
November, 2016
Surat is one of the most prosperous cities in India. It has been facing floods since its formation, and even after the construction of the Ukai dam, the floods continued to damage the city. This report shows how the implementation of an early-warning system has helped to increase the resilience...