42 resource(s) found
May, 2017
Author: Diane Archer, Helen Scott, Steve Gawler, Will Monteith
Asian cities are on the frontline of climate change. A third of all low-elevation coastal zones in the world are located in Asia, where two-thirds of the world’s urban population reside. A number of Asian cities have been involved in climate change adaptation and resilience-building...
April, 2017
Author: Mercy Corps
Mongolia’s overreliance on the mining sector, and underinvestment in the country’s aging herding system have made its citizens vulnerable to commodity price shocks, and rising unemployment and underemployment rates. With a rapid rise in livestock to maintain rural social...
April, 2017
Author: Mercy Corps
The Promoting Agriculture, Health and Alternative Livelihoods (PAHAL) program is a $37 million, five-year USAID initiative designed to achieve food security among vulnerable populations in the hill and mountain regions of Midwestern and Far West Nepal. Food insecurity in Nepal persists...
April, 2017
Author: Bruce Ravesloot, Raniya Sobir
Strategic Resilience Assessment (STRESS) report on Sichuan Province, China, aims to understand the dynamic context of peri-urbanization, with particular focus on migrants and Micro and Small Businesses (MSBs) and their interdependency.Key Findings and RecommendationsMSBs and rural migrants are...
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: 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
The aesthetic importance of water bodies be it natural or man-made, is well established. Their significance in urban landscape is even more since water bodies like lakes, reservoirs, ponds act as sponge in the event of heavy rainfall spells, recharge aquifers or augment raw water availability at...
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...
January, 2017
Author: National Institute of Urban Affairs
The objective of documenting this initiative is to create a better understanding of how sustainable housing development can lay the foundation for city resilience – cities that can better withstand climate change driven shocks.
December, 2016
Author: TARU Leading Edge
The Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) is a decentralized, state-based surveillance program, intended to detect early warning signals of impending outbreaks and help initiate an effective response in a timely manner.