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OPINION: Coping with heatwaves

CDKN is supporting stakeholders to develop a heatwave management plan for Karachi, Pakistan. Syed Muhammad Abubakar, Knowledge Officer for CDKN Asia, highlights how this project will initiate a process at the local level. [more]…

OPINION: Saving the vulnerable

Syed Muhammad Abubakar of CDKN Asia, highlights CDKN's role in supporting Pakistan's National Disaster Management Authority to develop a risk transfer mechanism. This will eventually contribute to developing a National Disaster Insurance Framework in order to help the vulnerable communities better manage natural hazards. [more]…

FEATURE: Unpacking Warsaw International Mechanism on Loss and Damage in the National Context of Bangladesh

Munjurul Hannan Khan, CDKN’s policy advisor in Bangladesh and Tahmina Hadi from NACOM discuss the need to improve understanding of Loss & Damage in Bangladesh, and the increasing importance and focus on Loss & Damage in global climate negotiations. [more]…

OPINION: Living with heatwaves – The people of Karachi need a heat plan

In the aftermath of a devastating heat wave in Karachi, Pakistan, CKDN held consultations with key stakeholders to assist the city in heat wave management. Zofeen T. Ebrahim, a freelance journalist based in Karachi, reports on the event and next steps. [more]…

OPINION: Beating the heat – are we doing enough?

Aditi Paul, CDKN’s Country Programme Manager for India reflects on the ongoing heat wave crisis in India and CDKN’s work to improve resilience to extreme heat. [more]…

FEATURE: Projects across Asia hope to unite disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation efforts

Five CDKN-funded projects across South Asia aim to integrate disaster risk reduction measures with efforts to adapt to climate change. [more]…

FEATURE: Vibrant Gujarat - Evaluating Ahmedabad's Heat Action Plan

Nehmat Kaur from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) writes about the project and ongoing efforts to deepen and expanding heat health action in India. [more]…

OPINION: A journey to resilience - ten years after the Asian tsunami

Mihir Bhatt visited 15 communities he had worked with ten years ago when the devastating Asian tsunami hit. Here he reflects on what lessons communities and policy-makers have learned from the tsunami tragedy – and how that experience has helped them to prepare for climate-related disasters. [more]…

OPINION: Building leaders in resilience in the Philippines

Erica Bucog, a 'Partners for Resilience' partner reflects on new pathways for building resilience in the Philippines as part of a CDKN supported series of voices from the field. [more]…

OPINION: Government leadership on climate change is happening

Chicu Lokgariwar reports from a workshop in Lucknow, India on the commitment shown by Government officials to build resilience in the State, but also the obstacles they face. [more]…

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