ActionAid, the Asia Disaster Risk Reduction Network (ADRRN) and Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) with the support of the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) have jointly produced the Handbook for Community-Led Assessment of Climate-Induced Loss and Damage.
The Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) recently published an outcome document titled Disaster Ready Community in the Sundarbans. Read the full report here.
By Rushati Das
At the COP19 in Warsaw, Poland, Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM) for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts (Loss and Damage Mechanism) was established under the Cancun Adaptation Framework.
As global emissions from burning carbon-intensive fuels, deforestation, industrial agriculture et al continue to exhaust the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions budget for 1.5ºC (the global temperature increase goal aspired to be […]
District level planning is currently carried out through coordination between District Planning Committee (DPC), Zila Panchayat accumulating Gram Panchayat Development Plans (GPDP) and Municipalities in urban areas. The DPC is […]
By Senashia Ekanayake
The world we live in is fast depleting and dying in front of our eyes. 15-year olds take centre stage while 70+ year olds gamble their remaining
In the election manifestos, political parties had made commitments to develop and promote clean energy, properly manage natural resources and forest, conserve water resources, control pollution and manage solid waste. […]
By Alokya Kanungo
No country be it developing or developed is spared from the brunt of disasters. During the month of May, Indian states including Odisha, Andra Pradesh, West Bengal
The report summarizes nearly three decades of UNFCCC negotiation on L&D, analyses insurance and other risk transfer mechanisms, provides an overview on the disaster risk financing and risk transfer practices […]
Energy sector plays a key role in a country’s development. In a region like South Asia where development is key, the resources for energy is vital to be utilized in […]