Blogs Label: Takeaways

Can Governments Keep Their People Safe as Global Temperatures Rise?

Takeaways Author: Alex Whiting

While we are working to keep global temperatures to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, the progress on meeting climate "adaptation" goal is still difficult to assess. As one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change, Bangladesh began early helping its people adapt to rising seas and increasing floods and storms. About seven years ago the government set up a climate fund, and deposited $100 million a year.


Why We Should Involve Adolescent Girls into Resiliece Practice

Takeaways Author: Farraz Theda

It may be widely known that children are amongst the most vulnerable when extreme weather strikes. Specifically, global research shows that women and children are 14 times more likely than men to die or be injured due to a disaster, an effect that decreases or disappears as social inequalities between men and women decrease. In addition to high fatalities, loss of homes and livelihoods, women and girls also experience more intangible losses.


Designing Typhoon-Resilient Low Income Housing in Da Nang

Takeaways Author: ISET-International

Following several trainings at different districts in Da Nang city, the series of Technical Handbook on Design, Construction and Renovation of Typhoon-Resilient Low-Income Housing is finally out in both English and Vietnamese! This series is part of the Undertaking Feasibility Study for Scaling Up the Model of Storm Resistant Housing for a Resilience Da Nang project, which is implemented in 26 months, from 07/2015 to 09/2017.


Evidence and Ecosystem Services in the Urbanization Context

Takeaways Author: Denia Syam

ACCCRN has shared findings from the latest research on the role of evidence based research in supporting a policy making process at the Regional Conference on “Peri-Urban Ecosystems for Enhancing Urban Resilience”. The conference was organized by Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG), Gorakhpur and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia, in collaboration with ACCCRN.NET, UNICEF India, and School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India, with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation, on 18th and 19th September 2017 in New Delhi.


Youth Innovation will Ensure Transparency and Accountability of Climate Funds

Takeaways Author: Sohanur Rahman

We have known for over a decade that Bangladesh, the country least responsible for global warming, is first in line to feel the full force of its impacts. For proper utilisation of Climate Funds for facing challenges of climate change impacts, there is a need to prepare a Local Adaptation Plan engaging local peoples including youth.


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