75 resource(s) found
June, 2017
This desk review of evidence on ecosystem services and resilience in urbanizing contexts in Indonesia supports a scoping study being carried out by a Working Group co-created by ESPA (Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation Directorate) and ACCCRN (Asian Cities, Climate Change Resilience...
June, 2017
This desk review of evidence on ecosystem services and resilience in urbanizing contexts in Bangladesh supports a scoping study being carried out by a Working Group co-created by ESPA (Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation Directorate) and ACCCRN (Asian Cities, Climate Change Resilience...
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...
June, 2017
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The Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) is a multiyear, $59 million initiative funded by the Rockefeller Foundation to strengthen the capacity of more than 50 rapidly urbanizing cities in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, as they survive,...
June, 2017
Author: ICLEI
Part of the ICLEI brief under ACCCRN project was to establish a grant-making fund available to the “ICLEI-ACCCRN” cities to deepen engagement and partnerships between various city stakeholders during the early stages of the resilience planning and project identification process. 16...
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...
November, 2016
Author: Jay Anand, Dr. Uma Ramachandran
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 lessons and replicate similar...
November, 2016
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...