73 resource(s) found
February, 2015
Author: Rockefeller Foundation
Insights from the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network: Ten Cities, Four Countries, Five Years: Lessons on the Process of Building Urban Climate Change ResilienceThe Rockefeller Foundation initiated a nine-year Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) in ten initial...
February, 2015
Author: Rockefeller Foundation
Insights from ACCCRN - Urban Climate Change Resilience in Action: Lesson from Projects in 10 ACCCRN CitiesThe Rockefeller Foundation initiated a nine-year Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) in ten initial cities and four countries1 in 2008. ACCCRN seeks to strengthen the...
January, 2015
Author: Tumiar Katarina Manik, Syarifah Syaukat
The impacts of global change can be felt by local communities during both short-term events such as intense storms and long-term changes such as rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns. Natural disasters related to hydrometeorology are likely to increase in severity, while in coastal...
January, 2015
The capacity of actors and institutions to learn and reorganize is central to the resilience of complex systems, particularly in the context of rapidly urbanizing cities. A process of qualitative, reflective research among practitioners within the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network ...
November, 2014
Author: Lao Cai core working group of M-BRACE project
In 2011, Lao Cai City was selected by the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (ISET) to implement the project “Mekong-Building Climate Resilient Asian Cities” funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). One of the main components of the...
November, 2014
Author: Phong Tran
Hue City is the economic, cultural and political center of Thua Thien Hue province, and is also one of the areas most sensitive to climate change in the central region of Vietnam. The city often suffers from the severe impacts of floods, droughts and storms. In recent years, the intensity and...
October, 2014
Author: ISET- International, Thailand Environment Institute, Vietnam National Institute for Science and Technology Policy and Strategy Studies (NISTPASS)
This report documents the process and findings of a series of participatory Vulnerability Assessments (VAs) undertaken as part of the Mekong Building Climate Resilience in Asian Cities (M-BRACE) program. M-BRACE is a four-year collaboration to strengthen the capacity of city stakeholders to...
August, 2014
Author: Rahayu Yoseph-Paulus
As an archipelagic country vulnerable to climate change, Indonesia’s policy makers have taken some measures to build climate resilience. However, a lack of capacity, coordination and financial resources amongst government agencies is evident. This briefing assesses the perceptions and...
April, 2014
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The Urban Measurement report summarises research undertaken by Arup on practices, drivers, challenges and frameworks related to urban measurement, and assess how these approaches could inform the development of the CRI. As the CRI was initially aimed at developing an index, the report...
April, 2014
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This report - “City Resilience Index: Research Report Volume II: Fieldwork and Primary Data Analysis” - describes the analysis of information generated by the fieldwork for the City Resilience Index. This is a critical process to help define the characteristics (and indicators) of...