314 resource(s) found
May, 2017
Author: UCR-CoP
Meeting notes of the UCR-CoP sharing event Update Efforts and Share Experiences on Building Urban Resilience in Vietnam held on May 16, 2017.Read the news here.
May, 2017
Author: Diane Archer, Helen Scott, Steve Gawler, Will Monteith
Asian cities are on the frontline of climate change. A third of all low-elevation coastal zones in the world are located in Asia, where two-thirds of the world’s urban population reside. A number of Asian cities have been involved in climate change adaptation and resilience-building...
May, 2017
Author: GSMA
Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are increasingly sought as partners to deliver services developed by the humanitarian sector and Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the wake of natural disasters or other humanitarian emergencies. A shift towards the digitisation of aid has led to mobile...
May, 2017
Author: Dr. Suresh Kumar Rathi, Vikas Desai, P. Jariwala, H. Desai, A. Naik, A. Joseph
ABSTRACTBackground: Ample information is available on extreme heat associated mortality for few Indian cities, but scant literature is available on effect of temperature on spatial variability of all-cause mortality for coastal cities. Objective: To assess the effect of daily maximum temperature,...
April, 2017
Author: Mercy Corps
Mongolia’s overreliance on the mining sector, and underinvestment in the country’s aging herding system have made its citizens vulnerable to commodity price shocks, and rising unemployment and underemployment rates. With a rapid rise in livestock to maintain rural social...
April, 2017
Author: Jo Santoso
This presentation is presented in ACCCRN Resilience Talk: Linking Cities and Ecosystem, Jakarta, 21 April 2017.  Jo Santoso talked about trans boundary perspective on the nexus of ecosystem management and urban planning, on the context of planning, implementation, and governance system. He...
April, 2017
Author: Glaudy Perdanahardja
This presentation is presented in ACCCRN Resilience Talk: Linking Cities and Ecosystem, Jakarta, 21 April 2017. Bringing Jakarta as study case, Glaudy talked about critical key ecosystem services that urban area significantly dependent for sustaining its development pathways; and how nature...
April, 2017
Author: Yu Sing
This presentation is presented in ACCCRN Resilience Talk: Linking Cities and Ecosystem, Jakarta, 21 April 2017. Yu Sing talked about how architecture can give impact to many aspects in life and development. He explained how nature contribute in the development of the cultural community value and...
April, 2017
Author: Fiona Marshall, Pritpal Randhawa
In India, peri-urban areas are too often neglected. Many people live in poverty and face increasing marginalisation and food insecurity. Yet peri-urban agriculture could be a major contributor to poverty alleviation and food security.This working paper examines rural-urban transformations in...
April, 2017
Author: Fiona Marshall, Jonathan Dolley, Pritpal Randhawa, Ramila Bisht, Ritu Priya, Linda Waldman, Jörn Scharlemann, Chaya Shamma, Chaya Devi, Rajashree Saharia, Abhinav Kapoor, Bhushra Rizvi, Ima Chopra, Aviram Sharma, Meghana Arora, Yasir Hamid, Kumud Teresa, Jyotishmita Sarma, Sumegha Sharma, Pradeep Tandon, Rahul Rathore, Milap Punia, Pranav Desai, Rajnish Kumar, Priyanie Amerasinghe, Salman Siddiqi, Ambika Khadka, Kanika Mehra, Anuradha Adhikari, Chandima Subasinghe
This policy briefing draws on insights from the Risks and Responses to Urban Futures project.This briefing draws on recent research to show how people benefit from ecoystems in and around cities, and how these benefits can be integrated into urban planning and policy.There is a growing...