292 resource(s) found
February, 2017
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City Resilience Strategy (CRS) Guideline is developed by Mercy Corps Indonesia and APEKSI, consists of step by step for city to create strategies responding their vulnerability towards climate change impacts. CRS should be able to articulate the strategy of action or activity that city should...
February, 2017
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Climate Risk Assessment (CRA) Guideline is developed by Mercy Corps Indonesia, CCROM IPB, and APEKSI, consists of guidance to assess vulnerability of a city, to see the hazards and climate risks that city is dealing. By knowing sectors and areas that are vulnerable to climate change, it is...
February, 2017
Author: 100 Resilient Cities
This report, 100RC: Catalyzing the Urban Resilience Market, identifies four major areas of opportunity — water management, including risks associated with flooding, water pollution, and water shortages; big data management; innovative financing to support risk management projects; and...
February, 2017
Author: TARU Leading Edge
This book by TARU Leading Edge is the second in a series on the enormous urban challenges we face in the developing world. As with the first, it provides an optimistic vision that can be easily understood by different stakeholders, with a provocative perspective on how actors need to change in...
February, 2017
The poster highlights the challenges faced in this fiercely contested space, and brings together all essentials needed to conserve peri-urban agriculture and ecosystems for building urban resilience in the context of the city of Gorakhpur, as an example.Please read the blog about this poster...
February, 2017
This is a presentation of TARU’s soon to be published, second volume of its Road to Resilience Handbook – a practical guide for resilience planning and implementation at the city level.The slides were presented by GK Bhat, Chair Person of Taru Leading Edge, at the Webinar: A Roadmap...
February, 2017
This presentation is talking about the context of India's urban resilience challenge. The slides were presented by Dr. Umamaheshwaran Rajsekar, Director & Practice Head - Risk & Resilience, TARU Leading Edge, at the Webinar: "A Roadmap to Urban Resilience in India"...
February, 2017
Author: Mercy Corps
Evidence from Mercy Corps’ PRIME Program in the Somali region of EthiopiaCan investing in resilience mitigate the worst impacts of recurrent humanitarian crises, preserving development gains?In 2015, one of the strongest El Niño cycles on record exposed parts of Ethiopia to the worst...
January, 2017
Author: National Institute of Urban Affairs
India falls in tropical and subtropical zones and receives plenty of sunshine throughout the year. Some periods of summer season in India, are exceptionally hot. Higher daily peak temperatures and longer, more intense heat waves are becoming increasingly frequent globally due to climate change....
January, 2017
Author: National Institute of Urban Affairs
Landslides occur due to a number of complex factors. However, researchers believe that heavy rains are one of the major causal factors for landslide. The climate scientists and IPCC Working Group I reports that more extreme weather with heavy rainfall is expected in future. This implies that...