170 resource(s) found
March, 2017
This presentation was presented at the workshop on Child-Centred Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction held by Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) at Hotel Grand Park, Barisal, on Monday, 13 March 2017. The workshop focused on the needs of protection plan for disaster-affected children...
February, 2017
Author: Mercy Corps Indonesia
City Resilience Strategy (CRS) Guideline is developed by Mercy Corps Indonesia and APEKSI, consists of step by step for city to create strategies responding their vulnerability towards climate change impacts. CRS should be able to articulate the strategy of action or activity that city should...
February, 2017
Author: Mercy Corps Indonesia
Climate Risk Assessment (CRA) Guideline is developed by Mercy Corps Indonesia, CCROM IPB, and APEKSI, consists of guidance to assess vulnerability of a city, to see the hazards and climate risks that city is dealing. By knowing sectors and areas that are vulnerable to climate change, it is...
January, 2017
Author: National Institute of Urban Affairs
Landslides occur due to a number of complex factors. However, researchers believe that heavy rains are one of the major causal factors for landslide. The climate scientists and IPCC Working Group I reports that more extreme weather with heavy rainfall is expected in future. This implies that...
January, 2017
Author: National Institute of Urban Affairs
The aesthetic importance of water bodies be it natural or man-made, is well established. Their significance in urban landscape is even more since water bodies like lakes, reservoirs, ponds act as sponge in the event of heavy rainfall spells, recharge aquifers or augment raw water availability at...
January, 2017
Author: National Institute of Urban Affairs
This documentation summarizes the projects undertaken by the three ACCCRN core cities in India: Surat, Indore and Gorakhpur. In Surat, formation of Climate Change Trust, setting up of End to End warning system and formation of Urban health and Climate Resilience Centre (UHCRC) are some of the...
January, 2017
Author: National Institute of Urban Affairs
The objective of documenting this initiative is to create a better understanding of how sustainable housing development can lay the foundation for city resilience – cities that can better withstand climate change driven shocks.
June, 2016
Author: Vikas Desai
Global temperature rise has already started shooting its local effects. India witnessed highest temperature records since 2010 and noticeable increase from 2014-2016.  In case of coastal cities like Surat, not only heat but humidity too plays a vital role. Well-being of citizens as well as...
March, 2016
An interview with Mrs. Patcharin Chai-rob a local research coordinator for the Thailand Research Fund (TRF). She shared about the development of the research in line with the strategy of dealing with climate change and giving benefit to the community from the water management. The building...
March, 2016
Author: Richard Friend, Pakamas Thinphanga, Chanisada Choosuk, Khanin Hutanuwatr, Yanyong Inmuong, Jawanit Kittitornkool, Bart Lambregts, Buapun Promphakping, Thongchai Roachanakanan, Poon Thiengburanathum, Santiparp Siriwattanaphaiboon
This report summarises a series of studies carried out by a multi-disciplinary team of Thai scholars. It focuses on the dynamics of urbanisation and climate change risks, and on the linkages between urbanisation, climate change and emerging patterns of urban poverty and vulnerability. It provides...