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FEATURE: Learning about urban risk

In Latin America’s urban environment, how do we discover hidden everyday risks and learn who is affected where, and why? How do we come to grips with the ways in which climate variability can increase the frequency and damaging impacts of small episodic disasters, such as mudslides and floods? Professor Adriana Allen of University College London explores these questions, and more. [more...]

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FEATURE: Climate vulnerability assessment – CDKN’s experience in Uttarakhand

Climate vulnerability assessments should be the cornerstone of adaptation action and can play a key role in India's State Action Plans on Climate Change, says CDKN Programme Manager Aditi Paul. Here, she reports how CDKN is supporting the Uttarakhand State Government to do a vulnerability assessment - that can generate action to save lives and livelihoods. [more...]

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