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Karachi city climate change adaptation strategy: a road map


This study identifies and prioritises the people and assets in Karachi, Pakistan at possible risk and the key actions required to make Karachi a resilient city in addition to identifying the critical governance, institutional, technological gaps and constraints. Issues addressed: (i) Pakistan: urbanization and climate change adaptation; (ii) climate change: the Karachi City context; (iii) understanding the impacts: floods, droughts, extreme heatwaves, and sea level rise; and (iv) managing the impacts.

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Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Environment, Governance, Social Impacts & Resilience, Urban Risk & Planning
  • Hazards:Drought, Flood, Heat Wave
  • Countries/Regions:Pakistan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/27915

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