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PREFUS - Pathways of Resilience to Future Storms

Project Details The PREFUS project is co-led by Dr Jadu Dash and Dr Emma Tompkins at the University of Southampton, and Dr John Duncan is a full time researcher on the project. It is a Leverhulme...
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Alpine Hazards in South Tyrol in Italy

This case study is part of the emBRACE project. In an interdisciplinary, socially inclusive and collaborative context, emBRACE aims to improve the framing of resilience in the context of disasters in...
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Climate change adaptation and local resiliency in Sofala Province, Mozambique

University of Notre Dame researchers with one DRR committee Project description This project (ongoing), supported by International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), is among the first attempts...
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Adapting to Glacial Retreat

Introduction Glacier retreat has been a major indicator of climate change impacts in the Himalayas. This project aims to support biodiversity conservation and livelihoods of people affected by...
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A rights-based perspective on adaptive capacity for aquatic agricultural systems in Timor-Leste

This paper considers how a rights-based approach broadens understanding of adaptive capacity while directing attention towards causes of exclusion and marginalisation.

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Integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning: The case of Gorakhpur, India

Image courtesy iStock © Gawrav Sinha Summary of Adaptation Challenge Gorakhpur District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone districts in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. The data over the past...
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Floods in Northern England

Case Study Report: Floods in Northern England

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INSIDE STORY: Building resilience to climate change locally

Valenzuela City is one of the 16 cities that make up ‘Metro Manila’, or the National Capital Region. Of the 144 cities in the Philippines, Valenzuela City is the 13th most populous, with...
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Helping Vietnam Improve Capacity for Disaster Risk Management

Vo Trung Kien/World Bank Project overview The project has helped improve the disaster early-warning and forecasting capacity for the Southern hydrometeorology authority and also improved the planning...
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Climate change and flood risk – Challenges for Jamaican communities

This case study describes the potential medium- and long-term impacts of climate variability and change on flood risk for selected study areas in Jamaica.

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Chennai flood 2015 case studies

Case studies of how different sectors built resilience during the 2015 Chennai floods provide insights into local actions. Understanding the actions can improve preparedness for extreme events.

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Equitable Resilience in Local Institutions

ERLI looks at how resilience practice plays out ‘on-the-ground’ through in-depth and qualitative case studies of nine local institutions in Bangladesh. 

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