83 multimedia found
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...
1:3:12 - 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...
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...
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...
2:59 - 66 views - September, 2017
Bangladesh faces multi-dimentional challenges related to population growth, rapid urbanisation, land use change, and natural hazards. But, the severity of these challenges is event more intense given the likely climate change in terms of salinity intrusion, sea level rise,...
1:1:45 - 56 views - July, 2017
“How to engage people to pay attention to information and discussion related to Urban Climate Change Resilience (UCCR)?”“Who are ‘this people’ we want to engage?”Find out the answers of those questions in this webinar video conducted by...
19:52 - 1,958 views - July, 2017
As part of her research on climate change, Dr Joanne Jordan spent months in the slums of Dhaka talking to over 600 people in their homes, work places, local teashops and on street corners to understand how climate change is linked to or creating problems in their &lsquo...
00 - 0 views - July, 2017
Our cities are expanding in all directions, urbanising at a fast pace, at the cost of environmental degradation, giving way to climate change. The climate change impacts are multi dimensional , the major physical impact will be from the temperature increase and sea level rise....
2:33 - 434 views - June, 2017
The video conveys the existing issues with regards to transportation and tries to convey how with the right approach sustainability can be attributed to it. It takes the case of Mumbai, one of the largest metropolises in the world. Although traffic, noise and air pollution,...
1:22 - 65 views - June, 2017
A simple module to treat waste water using living plants. An effective solution to arrest seepage of waste water into the ground water table and reuse treated water thereby saving this precious resource.Credit: Tallulah D'Silva, read her work here.