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    PROJECT: Reducing resettlement and relocation risk

    Resettlement may reduce urban residents’ risk of suffering climate-related disasters, but it can also increase people’s poverty and vulnerability. A CDKN research project investigates which resettlement policies and practices are socially just and truly reduce future climate risks for individuals, urban regions and society.
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    OPINION: Planning for a better and more resilient future for Madurai slum dwellers

    Elizabeth Colebourn reports from Madurai city in Tamil Nadu on a new CDKN initiative working with the city and state Governments which is aiming to change the lives of slum dwellers.
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