Tags: climate change

Coalition-building in Coastal Cities

The Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) in collaboration with the IFRC and American Red Cross has received an award from USAID/OFDA to design and test a set of tools and services to assist Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) National Societies and their partners to create effective city coalitions on community resilience, targeting climate smart resilience …

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Gender Approaches in Climate Compatible Development: Lessons from Kenya

This report examines gender and climate change in relation to efforts to support climate compatible development, a policy goal that aims to integrate and draw synergies between adaptation, mitigation and development. The report’s focus is a case study of Kisumu, Kenya, drawing lessons from the five-year project People’s Plans into Practice (PPP): Building Productive and …

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Building resilient and safe communities against poverty and disaster

This study examines the institutional networks required to link processes of community-level deliberation to city and national level processes of decision-making and implementation, in the context of urban governance, community development and climate change. In 2010, the Philippine government introduced a resettlement programme to remove all informal settlers living along vulnerable waterways in Metro Manila. …

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Climate and Disaster Resilience: The Role of Community Driven Development

Community-driven development is an approach “… that gives control over planning decisions and investment resources to community groups and local governments.” Historically, programs using a CDD approach grew out of situations of crisis (financial shock, conflict, and even natural disasters) and were meant as transitional instruments for service delivery where governments (particularly newly installed administrations) …

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Integrating Climate Change into City Development Strategies

The guide is intended to be of particular benefit for the following groups: • Planners working in local governments cities in lowand middle-income countries that are developing a City Development Strategy, have some knowledge of climate change and want to integrate this aspect. • City planners working in local governments who have developed a City Development Strategy and have integrated …

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Financing Vietnam’s Response to Climate Change: Building a Sustainable Future

Financing Vietnam’s Response to Climate Change: Building a Sustainable Future Key Finding Sand Recommendations of the Climate Public expenditures and investment Review Vietnam Ministry of Planning and Investment The  Government  of  Vietnam  (GoV)  has  conducted  a  Climate  Public  Expenditure  and  Investment  Review (CPEIR)  with  the  support  of  the  World  Bank  and  the  United  Nations  Development  …

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