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March, 2017
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ACCCRN relies on a broad range of contributors with expertise on diverse subjects. Each month, we have a certain theme related to the concept of urban climate change resilience or its practical application. You can share materials, including articles, blog posts, resources, videos, podcast, and...
March, 2017
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After two weeks of deliberation by our esteemed judges, we’re delighted to announce the shortlist of photo essays in contention for the People’s Choice winner!The 2017 ACCCRN Photo Essay Competition is seeking great pictures on urban climate change resilience issues from...
March, 2017
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Rights activists at a consultation in the Barisal called for developing an action plan for Children-Centered Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) for the government and actors towards building community resilience.The speakers emphasized the collaboration between the government and non...
March, 2017
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Asia is the most vulnerable to climate change. Climate change and climatic variability have impacted all sectors; human health, food production, infrastructure, water and ecosystems. Bangladesh with a population of nearly 150 million is one of the densely populated countries of the world (BBS,...
March, 2017
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April 21, 2017
Urbanising centres and their peri-urban peripheries are located in a range of different ecosystems. These include rural, forest and coastal landscapes. Whereas they provide critical services sustaining urban systems, when neglected, eroded or otherwise mismanaged, they can pose risks like floods,...
March, 2017
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Watersheds are essential to the overall health of any ecosystem. The way we develop and respond to the needs of local water systems affects the quality of our drinking water, recreation opportunities, and wildlife habitat. In the face of changing climate threats and improving technology, the time...
March, 2017
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May 22, 2017 - May 26, 2017
The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, as recognised by the U.N. General Assembly, is now the world's foremost gathering of stakeholders committed to reducing disaster risk and building the resilience of communities and nations.The 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction...
March, 2017
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November 27, 2017 - November 29, 2017
The 7th International Conference on Building Resilience, with the theme 'Using scientific knowledge to inform policy and practice in disaster risk reduction', is jointly organised by the Global Disaster Resilience Centre at the University of Huddersfield in the United Kingdom, and Chiang...
March, 2017
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September 12, 2017 - September 14, 2017
The World Symposium on Climate Change Policies and Governance is being organised by Manchester Metropolitan University, the Research and Transfer Centre of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and the International Climate Change Information Programme (ICCIP). The symposium...
March, 2017
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The first UCR-CoP periodic sharing event of 2017 entitled Update Efforts and Share Experiences on Building Urban Resilience in Viet Nam was successfully held on March 2 in Hanoi.More than 42 participants from international and Vietnamese organizations, government institutions, private sectors,...