71 resource(s) found
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: University of Hawaii
In 2016 the University of Hawaii (UH) partnered with Diponegoro University (UNDIP) in a joint studio/practicum project to work on an urban resilience project in collaboration with the Resilience Office of the City of Semarang, Indonesia. The Resilience Office had two core objectives for the...
January, 2017
Author: National Institute of Urban Affairs
This documentation summarizes the projects undertaken by the three ACCCRN core cities in India: Surat, Indore and Gorakhpur. In Surat, formation of Climate Change Trust, setting up of End to End warning system and formation of Urban health and Climate Resilience Centre (UHCRC) are some of the...
December, 2016
Author: Soumita Chakraborty, Dr. Umamaheshwaran Rajasekar, G. K. Bhat, Lalit Dashora
Surat, located at the mouth of Tapi River, has most of its catchment area lying in high variability rainfall zone. Post 1970, the city witnessed increased demand for water (e.g. industrial) and new developments along flood plain which in turn reduced the flow, leaving dam managers with no choice...
December, 2016
Author: TARU Leading Edge
Mainstreaming some of the actions taken by the institutions during floods can help cities to better their coping mechanisms and build climate resilience. Best practices can be derived to strengthen the existing risk handling capacities of the city as well as to learn...
November, 2016
Author: Jay Anand, Dr. Uma Ramachandran
We expect these case studies will help urban local bodies and other government agencies understand some of the challenges that are likely to emerge during urban flood disasters, and use some of the learning to create cooperation and collaboration mechanisms to ensure efficient rescue and response...
November, 2016
Author: TARU Leading Edge
Surat is one of the most prosperous cities in India. It has been facing floods since its formation, and even after the construction of the Ukai dam, the floods continued to damage the city. This report shows how the implementation of an early-warning system has helped to increase the resilience...
November, 2016
Author: TARU Leading Edge
Conjunctive Water Management (CWM) of local and distant sources is necessary to manage the ever growing crisis of urban water supplies. CWM emphasises understanding the demand and meeting through a judicious mix of the local and distant sources based on quality, availability and cost. The CWM...
August, 2016
Author: Nila Ardhyarini H. Pratiwi, Yovi Dzulhijjah Rahmawati, Ivo Setiono
Climate change is not only affecting geophysical systems through events such as floods, droughts, and sea level rise, but also human systems, including livelihoods, health, economies, and cultures. In Indonesia, climate change greatly affects many aspects of the economy, society, and environment....
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...