Current Projects - Climate Change

//Current Projects - Climate Change

Coastal Multi-Hazard Mapping, Vulnerability & Risk Assessments and Investment Framework for Coastal Interventions in Vietnam

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Donor: World Bank    |    Duration: 2018-2019   |    Location: Vietnam

About: With a coastline of 3,260 kilometers, Vietnam is one of the most vulnerable countries against […]

Strengthening Early Warning, Resilient Agriculture and Rural Development in Myanmar

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Donor/Partner: Funded by the Government of Canada and administered by the Asian Development Bank    |    Duration: 2018-2020   |    Location: Myanmar

About: Myanmar is one of the […]

Climate and Natural Disasters Resilience Project in Bac Kan Province

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Donor/Partner: AREP/AFD   |    Duration: 2018   |    Location: Vietnam

About: Bac Kan city is located in the northern mountainous region of Vietnam. With a population of 57 […]

State of Knowledge papers: River health in the Salween and Ayeyarwady

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The Salween and Ayeyarwady are Myanmar’s largest rivers and provide a home and livelihood to millions of people. As the country develops, the relationship between […]

Enhanced Use of Disaster Risk Information for Decision Making in Southeast Asia – Myanmar Component

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Donor/Partner: Asian Development Bank (ADB)    |    Duration: 2017-2018   |    Location: Myanmar

About:The project will enable increased capacity building and knowledge sharing among selected Southeast […]

Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI): Community Mapping for Can Tho, Vietnam

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Donor: World Bank |    Duration: 2017   |    Location: Vietnam

About: Can Tho City plays a major role in the socio-economic development […]

Second GMS Corridor Towns Development Project: Integrated Disaster Risk Management

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Many towns and cities in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) are facing increased vulnerability and exposure due to climate extremes combined with rapid and unplanned expansion of urban population and infrastructure. These towns are susceptible to flooding, drought, storms and other natural hazards, which are likely to become more frequent and more severe with climate change. This will negatively affect human settlements and economic activities in the region.

Feasibility Study and Capacity Development for Strengthening Disaster Risk Management and Rural Resilience in Cambodia

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Donor / Partner:  World Bank (WB)  |   Duration: 2016-2017  |  Location: Cambodia

About: Typhoon Ketsana, which made landfall in late September 2009, was one of the worst storms to ever hit […]

Mainstreaming Climate Resilience into Development Planning

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About: Action to tackle climate change in Cambodia is crucial. Cambodia will be a hotspot for climate change in the region. Average maximum daily temperatures in the wet season are projected to increase from between 1.7 to 5.3°C. Average dry season temperatures will also increase with a range of between 1.5 to 3.5°C. Trends in precipitation are also expected to change over the coming decades. Seasonal variability in rainfall patterns will grow, resulting in wetter wet seasons and drier dry seasons.