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    FILM: For a safer future – Insights on climate resilience from India

    A new film released by CDKN with the Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group, ICLEI and TERI tells the story of how local communities and government in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India are preparing for the more frequent and damaging floods caused by climate change.
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    REPORT: Sheltering From a Gathering Storm: Flood Resilience in India

    This report, Sheltering From a Gathering Storm: Flood Resilience in India, focuses on key issues related to housing in Gorakhpur, India, and provides insights into the economic and nonfinancial returns of adaptive, resilient shelter designs that take into consideration hazards such as flooding, and temperature increases.
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    INSIDE STORY: Integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning: The case of Gorakhpur, India

    This CDKN case study evaluates how a climate ­mainstreaming programme such as the one implemented in Gorakhpur District might inspire other local governments in a similar position to effectively incorporate climate change considerations into disaster management planning within their districts.
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    PROJECT: Understanding flood risk and resilience in eastern India

    This project studied the systemic factors contributing to flood resilience under changing climate conditions in Gorakhpur district. It sets to identify practical measures for integrating disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) into planning.
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