Searching with a thematic focus on Loss and Damage, Climate Change Adaptation, Climate change
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- DocumentLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013This paper highlights that non-economic losses pose challenges for measurement and therefore may go unnoticed or unaddressed by policy. It argues that discussions about loss and damage are really a discussion about value.DocumentPlanning Institute of Jamaica, Jamaica, 2008This report was prepared to document impact on affected population; estimate costs of damage and losses; identify geographically affected areas; and identify the financial priorities for rehabilitation and reconstruction.Document2013Salinity intrusion in soil caused by climate-induced hazards, especially cyclones and sea level rise, is adversely affecting rice production - a key staple food - in coastal Bangladesh. The southwest coastal district of Satkhira is one of the most vulnerable areas because of its high exposure to salinity intrusion and widespread poverty.Document
The costs of adaptation in Punakha, Bhutan: Loss and damage associated with changing monsoon patternsLoss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative, 2013Report examining the coping and adaptation measures used in Bhutan to address changing monsoon patterns and the risk of glacial lake outburst floods.Document
Coping measures not enough to avoid loss and damage from drought in the North Bank Region of The Gambia2013Paper examining the impact of the 2011 drought in Gambia, including coping and adaptation measures used and residual loss and damage.Document
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.DocumentResponding to Climate Change, 2014What is climate-related loss and damage? How does it work? And why do poor countries care so much about the issue? These are the questions explored in this article by Saleemul Huq, who aims to dispel some of the uncertainties for those newly introduced to the topic.