38 resource(s) found
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.  
November, 2016
Author: Dr. Anand Krishnan, Dr. Anil Gupta, Dr. Anuradha Shukla, Ms. Meena Sehgal, Dr. Rais Akhtar, Dr. Sangeet Srivastava, Dr. Shyamala Mani
Led by Taru Leading Edge , Dehli, the process of mapping the pathway has been inclusive and participatory. The report draws on both available best expertise as well as recent rapidly evolving experience and learning of managing heatwaves in Indian cities.
November, 2016
Author: United Nations
The World Economic and Social Survey 2016: Climate Change Resilience – An Opportunity for Reducing Inequalities contributes to the debate on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In addressing the specific challenge of building resilience to climate change, the...
October, 2016
Author: Acclimatise
National Urban Policy is a tool for government and other stakeholders that can assist with achieving more sustainable urban development. It also facilitates an enabling environment that allows stakeholders to take advantage of urban opportunity. How to address climate change in cities and human...
October, 2016
Author: CDP
2016 CDP global cities report, It takes a city: The case for collaborative climate action. The report draws from the CDP disclosures of 533 cities across the globe, and explores the economic opportunities to both cities and the private sector from working collaboratively on climate...