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2022
The present study has constructed a vulnerability index utilizing the quantitative and qualitative data based on household surveys to evaluate the vulnerability of the people and community of Dammar Char.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
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2022
This work assesses the vulnerability of the pastoral families living in flood regions. The authors used the Geographical Information System, Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, and semi-structured interviews to analyze the flood vulnerable areas.
Journal of Flood Risk Management (Wiley)
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2022
This publication provides an overview of the landscape of support available for adaptation and of the targeted programmes and initiatives that have been set up to facilitate the formulation and implementation of national adaptation plans (NAP).
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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2022
The recommendations provided in this report offer a basis for the Asian Development Bank to scale up extreme heat-related adaptation support in urban areas of Asia and the Pacific.
Asian Development Bank
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2022
In the context of climate change, coastal cities are at increased risk of extreme precipitation and sea level rise, and their interaction will aggravate coastal floods.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science
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2022
Remote Indigenous communities across northern Australia face significant natural hazards challenges, particularly the impacts of markedly increasing dry season temperatures and associated wildfire risks, and potentially much more severe cyclonic events.
Ambio (Springer)
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2022
This research study on Community-based Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) in the Pacific has explored opportunities for strengthening EWEA in the Pacific, focusing on Tuvalu as a case study.
Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre
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2022
This research study on Community-based Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) in the Pacific has explored opportunities for strengthening EWEA in the Pacific, focusing on Palau as a case study.
Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre