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Adaptation to climate change in coastal areas of the Philippines and Viet Nam


Rural development Asia:

This paper addresses the urgent need to strengthen the adaptive capacity of coastal communities in South East Asia to help them cope with the impacts of climate change. It presents the projects GTZ is currently supporting to implement an integrated coastal area planning and management (ICAM) in the Philippines and in Viet Nam. It aims at supporting stakeholders in the development and implementation of sustainable strategies and policies for integrating climate change risk assessment into local development planning as part of a broader poverty reduction project.

Keywords

  • Themes:Capacity Development, Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Environment, Risk Identification & Assessment, Urban Risk & Planning
  • Countries/Regions:Philippines, Viet Nam

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/12531

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