78 resource(s) found
August, 2017
Author: Romeo B. Santos, Ph.D
This paper reports the findings of a Scoping Study that was aimed at understanding the interactions between urban peri-urban ecosystems and climate change risks in the context of Marikina City, Philippines. Marikina is perennially affected by calamities and highly vulnerable to threats of both...
July, 2017
Author: Climate Tracker
In terms of communicating climate change, the burgeoning media in South Asia can play an important role in providing a voice to the very communities that are ignored by decision makers. But whether it is actually reporting on climate change, and its accessibility to the general public, is...
July, 2017
Author: Pulse Lab Jakarta
The Urban Poor Consortium has kindly shared its approach to participatory urban vulnerability mapping in the form of a toolkit. It is a step-by-step guide to participatory data collection, data visualisation and decision making in urban communities. You can read the Urban Vulnerable Mapping in...
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...