India

Cities, Climate Change, and The Big Opportunity: How Empowering the Urban Poor Can Improve Our Global Future

For centuries, cities have proven themselves to be engines of economic growth, sources of innovation and places of job creation. As cities invest in their adaption and resilience to climate change, this is also a window of opportunity to invest in new pathways to economic prosperity and progress for their most vulnerable citizens. But to […]

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Position Paper on Crowd Management at Places of Mass Gatherings

Concerned at the recurring stampedes at places of mass gathering, including religious places, and typically ad-hoc responses to those, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has embarked on formulating an integrated and structured approach to crowd and disaster management at such places. This position paper is a step in that direction. The objective of this document is “To lay

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Strengthening responses to climate variability in South Asia

A report from DfID and USAID looking at the root causes of vulnerability and the opportunities for strengthening resilience to combined risks of climate change and conflict in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Strengthening responses to climate variability in South Asia, April 2013 http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/ClimateChange_2013_DiscussionPaper_XSum_EN.pdf

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