Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change poverty and vulnerability, Climate change, Climate Change Adaptation

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    PROVIA Guidance on Assessing Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change

    United Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2013
    This document is generally targeted at professionals, such as researchers, consultants, policy analysts and sectoral planners who have some prior knowledge on climate risk assessment and adaptation. It responds to the challenge of providing clear technical guidance that combines robust science with explicit consideration of user needs at local, national and international levels.
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    Global Climate Risk Index 2014

    Germanwatch, 2013
    The Global Climate Risk Index 2014 analyses to what extent countries have been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves etc.). The most recent data available—from 2012 and 1993–2012—were taken into account.
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    Determinants of choice of crop variety as climate change adaptation option in arid regions of Zimbabwe

    Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences, 2013
    This study used the multinomial logit model to analyse the determinants of farmers’ choice of crop variety in the face of climate change. The estimation of the multinomial logit was done by using the sorghum variety options as dependent variable and where farmers grow other crop different from sorghum as the reference state.
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    Disaster Risk Management Strategy: Towards Resilient Communities

    Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development, 2013
    Between 1992 and 2012, disasters caused more than 1.3 million deaths, affected more than 4.4 billion people and led to US$ 2 trillion in economic damages and losses around the world. This Disaster Risk Management Strategy explains how the Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) anticipates disasters and advocates for more upstream consideration of their occurrence.
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    Financing Disaster Risk Reduction: A 20 year story of international aid

    Overseas Development Institute, 2013
    This report examines the record of the international community when it comes to financing disaster risk reduction (DRR). It investigates the priorities and asks questions of past efforts. It also points to the future of a more rational, targeted investment in risk reduction.
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    Social and Governance Dimensions of Climate Change: Implications for Policy

    World Bank, 2009
    How can countries prepare to manage the impact of climate-change induced natural disasters? How can countries ensure that they have the governmental institutions required to manage the challenge of adaptation to climate change?
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    Adapting to Climate Change: Cities and the Urban Poor

    This paper explores some of the emerging issues for cities in the developing world as they develop strategies to adapt to the effects of climate change. People living in the most poverty are typically the most vulnerable. The urban poor are vulnerable because of where they live and the condition of their housing – they also face a limited ability to move to a safer environment.
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    Understanding Adaptation Planning: Selected Case Studies in Nepal, Philippines and Vietnam

    Adaptation Knowledge Platform, 2013
    The key messages of this report are:
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    Cambodian agriculture: Adaptation to climate change impact

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2013
    Cambodia has been identified as one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. This International Food and Policy Institute discussion paper utilises crop models and village surveys to provide an overview of Cambodian agriculture's adaptation to climate change impacts.
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    Strategic environmental assessment and adaptation to climate change

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2010
    Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) provides a framework for assessing and managing a broad range of environmental risks which need to be addressed in the development and appraisal of policies, plans and programmes (PPPs).