Social impacts & resilience

Social impacts & resilience

Coping capacity, cultural impacts, loss absorption, loss acceptance, loss of livelihood, psychological impacts, psychological support, social vulnerability.

Children playing with water in fountain in Harbour drive in downtown San Diego.
Locals are tracking temperatures, humidity and other data to help officials protect those living in sweltering 'heat islands'
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
The residents of Palau have benefitted from effective and low-cost, low-tech early warning systems, installed through the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) Pilot Project.
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
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This study sought to identify vulnerabilities to flooding, as well as their causes, using an index-based approach in in the selected flood-prone areas of Kogi State, Nigeria.
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
The destruction caused by these so-called “natural disasters” is often accepted as largely unavoidable and unpredictable. Climate change is also blamed for the alleged increased frequency of disasters.
Conversation Media Group, the
Forests cover just 4.8% of Pakistan, and fire is the biggest driver of forest loss in the country: Global Forest Watch estimates that between 2001 and 2021, Pakistan lost 5,460 hectares of tree cover due to fires and 4,290 hectares from all other drivers.
The Third Pole
Floods and other natural hazards affect much more than physical infrastructure. For smallholder farmers, who are often amongst the most food insecure communities in the world, such events can be devastating both in the short and long term.
Flood Resilience Portal
The Odisha government has taken a decision to implement a community-based action plan from the current year as a necessary step towards enhancing climate resilience of coastal communities. It will address the livelihood issues of the people.
Times of India, the
The author highlights that this is a stormy part of the world, and state and federal governments need to do a better job of communicating risks and helping communities and tribes ahead of time.
Conversation Media Group, the