44 resource(s) found
April, 2018
The Mekong Delta (MKD), in which Can Tho City is located, occupies a low-lying region in the center of South Hau River (Bassac River). The MKD is predicted to be one of the three most vulnerable deltas in the world caused by climate change. Seasonal flooding is a typical natural...
April, 2018
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Cities in the developing world are rapidly expanding, boosting countries’ economies, reducing ...
April, 2018
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South Asia’s urban population grew by 130 million people between 2001 and 2011, and it is forecast to rise by almost 250 million more in the next 15 years. The region has already started to see the economic growth and poverty-reduction benefits associated with...
January, 2018
Author: Phong Tran, Stephen Tyler
In recent years, the water level of Hau (Bassac) River has changed and higher floods have been occurring. Many parts of Ninh Kieu district of Can Tho city are flooded annually. In 5 years from 2010-2015, flooding has occurred more frequently in many areas of the district. At the same time, there...
June, 2017
Author: Dr Russell Toth, Chris Hoy
This report from Mercy Corps presents key findings and recommendations based on a survey of 600 households in Indonesia on levels of actual and perceived vulnerability to natural disasters, and how this links to the demand for and use of financial products for coping and recovery. This...
June, 2017
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Globally, the frequency of natural disasters has steadily increased in recent decades, particularly the devastating storms and floods that many associate with climate change. Asia and the Pacific have borne the brunt of this alarming trend: natural disasters are now four times more likely to...
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...
March, 2017
This presentation was presented at the workshop on Child-Centred Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction held by Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) at Hotel Grand Park, Barisal, on Monday, 13 March 2017. The workshop focused on the needs of protection plan for disaster-affected children...
May, 2016
Author: ISET-International, CCCO Can Tho
Can Tho is situated in the centre of the Mekong Delta, with a population of approximately 1 million people. An Binh ward, a densely-populated middle to lower income residential area in the central Can Tho district of Ninh Kieu, has 10 local canals with a total length of approximately 10 km. About...
May, 2016
Author: ISET- International, CCCO Binh Dinh
Quy Nhon is a city of about 300,000 people on the coast of Binh Dinh province in central Vietnam. City boundaries are expanding and urban development is increasing in peripheral areas outside the urban core. Like most areas on the central coast of Vietnam, Quy Nhon city is prone to flsh flods...