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    Final Report: Assessment and scoping mission for DFID Bangladesh's new climate change programme

    2015
    Bangladesh 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.
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    How do healthy rivers benefit society?

    Overseas Development Institute, 2016
    Around the world, river system degradation and vulnerability is undermining their ability to provide critical ecosystem benefits and services that many communities rely upon.
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    Managing small-scale fisheries. Alternative directions and methods

    International Development Research Centre, 2001
    Although 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.
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    Climate change vulnerability assessment: Greater Port Vila

    United Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2015
    This 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.
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    Disaster Risk Management in Latin America andthe Caribbean Region: GFDRR Country Notes, Grenada

    2009
    Given Grenada’s size, 100% of the estimated population of 110,000 can be exposed during a single storm event.
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    Evaluating climate change adaptation readiness of Caribbean island nations in relation to fisheries and fishing communities

    Halifax Initiative, 2015
    This 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.
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    Community Resilience at Scale: Grassroots Women Demonstrating Successful Practices

    Huairou Commission, 2015
    Long before it became a buzzword, grassroots women have been doing what is now called resilience.
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    Disaster risk reduction country profile: Dominica 2014

    International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), 2014
    The development of the Country Risk Profile forms a critical part of the  strategic effort by the Dominican government's Growth and Social Protection Strategy (GSPS) that seeks to reduce environmental vulnerability and improve disaster prevention and management; through a combination of risk reduction, impact mitigation and other measures through effective implementation of the Physica
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    Disasters without borders: regional resilience for sustainable development

    United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2016
    This report offers insights on how to operationalize the process of disaster risk reduction and integration in a way that fosters risk-sensitive development. A critical part of disaster risk management is getting the right information to the right people at the right times.  
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    Making it count: integrating gender in climate change and Disaster Risk Reduction

    CARE International, 2015
    This guide gives suggestions on how to practically address gender and women’s empowerment in climate change and disaster risk reduction (DRR) projects, or projects which have integrated climate change and DRR considerations. It has a focus on Vietnam.

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