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Barangay Anibong in Tacloban (Philippines), hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda on 8 November 2013 - 7-metre high storm surges and wind speeds of 315 km/hour. Photo: Albert Salamanca/SEI
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A typology framework for trade-offs in development and disaster risk reduction:Typhoon Haiyan recovery in Tacloban, Philippines

What are the trade-offs in the pursuit of development and DRR and what is their role in transformation? This article provides a typology of trade-off dimensions applied in a SE Asian case study.

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An app to fight against floods, wildfires and extreme weather events

The app enables its users to share pictures and other information on natural hazards and provides extensive information from multiple sources about the risks of suffering from these threats.

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Should resilience-building projects (always) be socially acceptable?

This paper asks "What makes humanitarian and development projects socially acceptable?" It combines various sources to gain insight into people’s lived experiences of (trying) to build resilience.

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Katsuaki Terasawa, Yabelo District, Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia, 2017. Herders move livestock in search of water and pasture. In Oromia, more frequent and severe droughts, amplified by climate change, are reducing water supplies, forcing herders to travel longer distances and contributing to conflict among pastoralists.
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Lessons Learned from the Peace Centers for Climate and Social Resilience

Droughts are driving increased conflict between pastoralist groups. This report shares lessons learned from a pilot project in Oromia State, Ethiopia, on this intersection of climate and conflict.

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Using an economically sensible approach to address climate risks in coastal zones

Entergy is addressing climate risks with a consistent framework and fact-based approach to develop economically sensible solutions in U.S. Gulf Coast.

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Storm Hardening in a Climate Change Context

New York City and Con Edison working together to increase the resilience of the gas, electricity and steam supply networks

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Hardening Cooling Towers Against Extreme Weather

Valero securing fan blades of cooling towers to avoid flying debris during extreme wind storms

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Climate Readiness for New Combined Cycle Power Station

Electricity Vietnam and the Asian Development Bank planning the O Mon IV Combined Cycle Power Station for increasing air and water temperatures.

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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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