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Are preventive and coping measures enough to avoid loss and damage from flooding in Udayapur district, Nepal?2013Results from a case study in Nepal on climate change related coping and adaptation strategies, and residual loss and damage mitigation.Document2013Loss and damage is already a significant consequence of inadequate ability to adapt to changes in climate patterns. This paper, published in the International Journal of Global Warming, reports on the first ever multi-country, evidence-based study on loss and damage from the perspective of affected people in least developed and other vulnerable countries.DocumentActionAid International, 2011This paper highlights the looming financial issue of loss and damage in developing countries. It calls for increased interest and engagement on the issue from countries negotiating through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), as well as climate advocates in general.DocumentInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2014This special edition newsletter from the International Centre for Climate Change and Development presents some answers to frequently asked questions concerning loss and damage. The newsletter draws from and complements the Loss and Damage Forum, a space for discussion and dissemination of knowledge on loss and damage research in the Asia Pacific region.DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2012Discussion paper on the topic of loss and damage, within the context of ongoing UNFCCC negotiations.DocumentInternational Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (World Conservation Union), 2014This report presents 18 case studies to demonstrate how Protected Areas (PAs) can be better managed for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA). The chapters vary from scientific studies to good practices, as well as (existing or required) policy frameworks that enable appropriate management.Document
Can’t afford to wait: why disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation plans in Asia are still failing millions of peopleOxfam, 2014This briefing note calls for governments across Asia, backed by regional and global institutions and fair contributions from wealthy countries, to ramp up efforts to address the challenges of climate-related disasters and food crises which are holding back development across Asia.Document
Re-imagining the rural-urban continuum: understanding the role ecosystem services play in the livelihoods of the poor in Desakota Regions undergoing rapid changeInstitute For Social And Environmental Transition ISET-Nepal, 2008In many parts of the world the relationship between ecosystems and livelihoods is changing. The changing economic systems across the urban-rural sectors are creating what we call mixed-economic “desakota” systems.Document
Viet Nam Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation: Summary for Policy MakersVietnam UNDP Office, 2015This Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) gives the main findings of the Viet Nam Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (“SREX Viet Nam”).DocumentInternational Centre for Climate Change and Development, 2014Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation (EbA) involve the use of biodiversity and ecosystem services to help people adapt to the adverse effects of climate change. Those who are most vulnerable to climate change are often highly reliant on the natural environment for their lives and livelihoods, and ecosystems and the services they provide are already central to many adaptation strategies.