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ADB, JICA, WB | 2010

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and the World Bank have completed their work assessing climate change impacts to Asian Megacities. That work, published in the report Climate Risks and Adaptation in Asian Megacities, examines climate risk and potential adaptation responses in the cities of Manila, Ho Chi Minh City, and Bangkok.

Read more: Climate Risks and Adaptation in Coastal Megacities

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DARA | 2010 | Climate Vulnerable Forum

Climate_Vulnerability_MonitorClimate change is the most urgent challenge of our time. The future of the environment and the life it supports rests on the decisions we take over the coming years. This represents an enormous responsibility on our shoulders, which is not only a burden -- but also a tremendous opportunity for us all. 

Read more: Climate Vulnerability Monitor 2010: The State of Climate Crisis

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Source: CARE Climate Change

Climate change poses the greatest direct threat in history to CARE’s vision of a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security. The injustice of climate change is that its negative impacts fall disproportionately on poor communities, who have contributed least to its causes. Within poor communities, women and marginalised groups tend to be particularly vulnerable because they often lack the resources, power and opportunities to adapt.

Adaptation is now recognised as an essential part of the global response to climate change. Based on decades of experience, development actors are increasingly promoting a “community-based” approach that recognises the unique risks faced by poor and marginalised people, as well as their essential roles in planning, implementing, monitoring & evaluating (M&E) solutions. This Toolkit responds to practitioner demands for information, tools and guidance to facilitate the design, implementation and management of Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) projects. 

Read more: Community-Based Adaptation Toolkit

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