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- DocumentOxfam, 2015Asia is experiencing unprecedented change. Some of these changes are bringing undeniable benefits, such as the millions of Asians being lifted out of poverty by economic growth, and the soaring accessibility of information technology.DocumentUnited Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, 2010While droughts are a frequent occurrence in the region, the region’s adaptation to such events is quite poor. This paper illustrates the impacts of the most recent drought in the Caribbean through specific examples.DocumentGovernance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: What is the level of insurance availability and coverage against disaster risks at the household and business level across Pacific islands countries, and how does this compare internationally?Document2015Bangladesh is extremely climate vulnerable, and will be even more so due to climate change. DFID Bangladesh is a major provider of climate financing in Bangladesh, and has been supporting the country through the Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience Fund (BBCRF), the Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP) and the small Strategic Fund.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2016Around the world, river system degradation and vulnerability is undermining their ability to provide critical ecosystem benefits and services that many communities rely upon.DocumentInternational Development Research Centre, 2001Although definitions of small-scale fisheries and fisheries management vary widely, it is generally accepted that their goal is to produce for generations of humans a reasonably steady, sustainable stream of benefits from living aquatic resources. However, a glance through current fisheries literature reveals a perplexing array of perspectives and prescriptions to achieve this goal.DocumentUnited Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2015This reports on a series of assessments made for the city of Port Vila, Vanuatu to measure the baseline for understanding critical social, economic and environmental vulnerabilities and range of risks in the face of climate change.Document2009Given Grenada’s size, 100% of the estimated population of 110,000 can be exposed during a single storm event.Document
Evaluating climate change adaptation readiness of Caribbean island nations in relation to fisheries and fishing communitiesHalifax Initiative, 2015This thesis evaluated the readiness of Caribbean fisheries to respond to climate change including factors such as political leadership on adaptation; institutional organisation for adaptation; adaptation decision making and stakeholder involvement; climate change information and research; funding for adaptation planning and evaluation; and science and technology to inform adaptation.