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Aftermath of Yolanda in Tacloban, Philippines
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Careless Development Models in Yolanda's Wake

Six years after Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) devastated Tacloban city in the Philippines the struggle for recovery continues. A call for transformation in the current development and recovery model. 

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Why gender matters in climate adaptation

Climate change does not affect all people equally.  For adaptation to succeed, the social drivers of vulnerability have to be tackled head on.

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Flooding in Ubon Ratchathani is Northern Thailand, September 2019
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2019 Asia-Pacific Disaster Report shows a region at risk and running out of time

The 2019 Asia-Pacific Disaster Report reveals an alarming new “riskscape” for the region. Members of the ICoE reflect on the findings of the report.

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Aftermath of the Bangkok Thailand floods, 2011
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Transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk

This presentation showcases key insights and lessons learnt from five years of scientific research around transforming the relationship between development and disaster risk.

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Fish pond and rice paddy fields in Aileu, Timor-Leste. Photo by Jharendu Pant, 2012.
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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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Equitable Resilience in Local Institutions
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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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Securing Rail Shipping in a Warming Climate

The US Federal Railroad Administration adopting new safety standards to protect against rail buckling

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The state of New York launching a full portfolio of measures to adapt to climate change

The state of New York launching a full portfolio of measures to adapt to climate change

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View climate adaptation projects plotted on a global map, browsable by theme or network. Find out who is doing what, and where, alongside climate station data.

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