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3:9 - 2 views - May, 2018
In April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, killing over 9,000 people, destroying or badly damaging more than 800,000 homes and displacing approximately 2.8 million people. Where shocks like earthquakes cannot easily be prevented, strengthening the ability to...
1:1 - 0 play - April, 2018
ACT on Finance: 60-second abstract: Elisabeth Resch by The adaptation conversation is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
5:46 - 2 play - March, 2018
Cities are challenging spaces to govern and common ground between different interest groups is often elusive, which is why resilience has proven less easy to pin down. This month, we are trying to figure out how collaboration among regional actors in building resilience would...
February, 2018
Crowdfunding is defined by Forbes as “the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.” And it’s rapidly become the new “it” way to fund projects of...
1:3:12 - 34 views - February, 2018
On 1 February 2018, with Trang Hoang, Regional Climate Change and Resilience Specialist at Plan International and Julisa Tambunan, Director of Mercy Corps’ GirlSPARKS we discussed what kind of vulnerabilities children, youth and woman have, why are they amongst the most...
January, 2018
Contemporary emergency management comes from the lineage of civil defense, military experience can act as a core element for excelling in this field, however different agencies such as private sectors, non-profit and public also have active role to manage disaster. When...
7:3 - 15 play - November, 2017
We discussed the potential for new governance arrangements for effective urban climate change resilience with Jorge Carrillo Rodriguez, an independent researcher who has more than 30 years of experience in social development and poverty reduction. He conducted various...
6:14 - 33 views - October, 2017
Anna Brown, former Senior Associate Director of The Rockefeller Foundation. She earned her Master in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology shared her lessons learned from her 15 years of experience in sustainable development, and financing resilience...
September, 2017
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50:5 - 5 views - September, 2017
Energy consumption through the use of electronic appliances (e.g. television, kitchen equipment, lighting) is continuing to increase, whichis leading to rising temperatures. In this way, temperature has become one of the stresses faced by most cities not only in Asia, but also...