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    REPORT: Review of Housing Vulnerability: Implications for Climate Resilient Houses

    This paper, Review of Housing Vulnerability: Implications for Climate Resilient Houses, looks at the impact of typhoons in Da Nang and Vietnam and how housing, especially the semi-permanent housing which covers higher percentages, still has many technical weaknesses in structure that may be easily destroyed by strong winds or typhoons.

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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.


    PROJECT: Assessing Quito’s vulnerability to climate change

    Using reliable and verifiable information, this project aims to assess the vulnerability of ecosystems, people and their livelihoods, within the city of Quito, Ecuador, to climate change. The information gathered will underpin an adaptation programme aimed at helping Quito become more resilient.

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