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GUIDE: Heat action plans - Scaling up India's ambition to protect the climate-vulnerable

This CDKN Guide presents the story of how an action research initiative in a single city in India has evolved into contagious policy action in 17 cities and 11 states, with interest from national leadership. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Addressing policy challenges from Chennai’s 2015 extreme rainfall event

This policy brief identifies the key causes of Chennai's 2015 extreme rainfall and gives recommendations for building urban resilience in the area. [more]…

POLICY BRIEF: Climate attribution science - a useful tool to plan for extreme heat events

This policy brief identifies how climate attribution science can help to mitigate future extreme heat events and address the needs of those most affected. [more]…

REPORT: Rapidly growing Chennai submerged by rare extreme rainfall event

This factsheet, from the Raising Risk Awareness initiative, examines the impacts of the 1 December 2015 flood in Chennai, that killed over 470 people and brought the city to a standstill. [more]…

INSIDE STORY: Integrating climate change concerns into disaster management planning: The case of Gorakhpur, India (Hindi)

Gorakhpur District is recognised as one of the most flood-prone districts in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. The data over the past 100 years show a considerable increase in the intensity [more]…

CDKN Partner Resources

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Tracing back to move ahead: a review of development pathways that constrain adaptation futures

This paper assesses urbanisation in Bangalore, and India's agricultural policies, and identifies triggers of change in local and regional development that have led to adaptation-constrained spaces.

Ecosystem services for poverty alleviation: Trade-offs and governance

The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.

Political economy of planned relocation: A model of action and inaction in government responses

This paper develops a conceptual model explaining of government action or inaction on planned relocation of vulnerable populations and reports on new data on perceptions of policy-makers and planners on decisions to invest in planned relocation in the Sundarbans of India.

New insights: climate change, migration and adaptation in the Indian Bengal delta

This policy brief provides updates of DECCMA findings relating to climate risk, climate impacts, migration, adaptation and policy recommendations for the Indian Bengal delta

The Indian Bengal Delta: Understanding the Present State of Climate Change, Adaptation and Migration

This policy brief outlines DECCMA findings on the nature of governance structures, climate risk, economy, migration and adaptation in the Indian Bengal delta

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