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23 resource(s) found
March, 2014
Author: P. Tran, T.H. Tran, A.T. Tran
Da Nang is affected by many types of climate hazards, including typhoons, floods, drought, coastline erosion, landslides, and so forth, and the risk of such hazards is increasing as a consequence of global climate change.
January, 2014
Author: Sarah Reed
The Case Study of Da Nang city provides brief summary and lesson learned of projects implementing in Da Nang city, Vietnam under ACCCRN program, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation. This collection of case studies includes 6 projects: Climate Change Coordination Office (CCCO); Hydrology and...
January, 2014
Author: Phong Tran, Dung Tran, ISET Vietnam, Da Nang Department of Construction
The “Da Nang Hydrology and Urban Development Simulation Model” was funded under the Rockefeller Foundations, Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) program. The project ran for over two years through to June 30, 2013, and was implemented by the Da Nang Department of...
January, 2014
Author: ISET
Sheltering From a Gathering Storm aims to improve the understanding of the costs and benefits of climate-resilient shelter design, and contribute to the transformative change necessary to make communities more resilient to future disasters. As part of the Sheltering from a Gathering Storm project...
October, 2013
Author: Nguyen Hoang Phuong
Heat exposure presents a serious health risk to anyone that is physically active, especially if working in outdoor environments, or indoor environments where temperatures are not adequately controlled. This is an important concern, as the 5th IPCC Assessment Report predicts with 90% certainty...
October, 2013
Author: Tran Tuan Anh, Tran Van Giai Phong, Tran Huu Tuan, Martin Mulenga, Tran Van Giai Phong, , Tran Huu Tuan, Martin Mulenga
Climate change and housing are closely linked in Vietnam’s cities. The impact of climate change is one of the biggest concerns for government and civil society. In Central Vietnam, storms and floods are common and dangerous hazards. Housing vulnerability is therefore intensified – and...
October, 2013
Author: Dao Thi Mai Hoa, Do Anh Nguyet, Nguyen Hoang Phuong, Dang Thu Phuong, Vu Thu Nga, Roger Few, Alexandra Winkels
As global average temperatures rise, heat-related illnesses are emerging as a major health issue, with extreme temperatures being a leading cause of weather-related fatalities in many cities. Heat stress is a particular concern in outdoor occupational settings in developing nations such as...
January, 2013
Author: Phong Tran, Tran Tuan Anh, Tran Huu Tuan
Da Nang is the most dynamically developed city in Central Vietnam where economic development and urbanization are both occurring rapidly. Da Nang is also prone to typhoons, flooding and other natural hazards (i.e. drought, high tides, coastal erosion, salinization, and landslides). These hazards...
January, 2013
Author: Richard Friend, Sarah Reed, Pakamas Thinphanga, Jim Jarvie, Justin Henceroth, S. Janprasart, R. Sutarto, P. Tran, T. Nghiem, H. Nguyen, D. Singh
Urbanization and climate change represent fundamental transformation. Climate change means that climate conditions, including natural hazards, are increasingly uncertain and unpredictable, while urban growth, especially in many parts of the developing world, means that more people are living in...
March, 2011
Author: ACCCRN
This report summarizes the preliminary findings from a study to assess the feasibility of a storm resistant housing credit program and livelihood training for femaleheaded households managed by the Da Nang City Women’s Union (WU). The study was initiated in December 2010, with the...