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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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adaptive financing for disaster recovery
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The New Frontier of Adaptive Finance for Disaster Recovery

This report asks how financial institutions can adapt their offerings to rebuild healthy markets after shock events and explores the use of adaptive finance for supporting post-disaster recovery.

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Crisis modifiers: A solution for a more flexible development-humanitarian system?

Do crisis modifiers enable development actors to act early, address climate and conflict risks, and work coherently alongside humanitarian actors?

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Trade-offs in development and disaster risk decision-making

A discussion brief from SEI's TDDR Initiative considers key trade-offs found in development and DRR decision-making in search of spaces for transformation. 

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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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