# Drought

Crossroads: Managing intersecting risks of conflict, violence, disasters and climate change

   Tuesday, December 1: 14.00 – 17.00 Crossroads: Managing intersecting risks of conflict, violence, disasters and climate change Peridot 201 use · Fragility, conflict and violence settings · drought In many countries of AFR, MENA and EAP, communities are affected by both natural hazards, the impacts of climate change and protracted crisis associated with fragility,…

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Building Climate resilience practices into City Planning – A Vietnamese Case study

   Tuesday, December 1: 11.30 – 13.00 Building climate resilience practices into city planning – A Vietnamese case study Citrine 211 identify · Cities · Data · risk assessment · flood · tropical cyclone-hurricane-typhoon · drought Scientific studies demonstrate that climate change and its effects are likely to intensify over the coming decades. Between 1998…

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Using geospatial tools for nature-based solutions to reducing disaster and climate risks: A hands-on workshop session

Ecosystems in general and Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in particular are increasingly recognized for their role in reducing disaster risk and the harmful impacts of climate change.
Mangroves, sea grasses and corals have been proven to reduce wave energy and related impacts from storm surges; forests and other vegetation can reduce landslide susceptibility by removing excessive…

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