Loss and Damage: When adaptation is not enough

UNEP    Global Environmental Alert Service

Country           District/Region         Extreme events                     Long-term changes

Bangladesh     Sathkira                    Cyclones                               Sea level rise, salinity intrusion

Bhutan             Punakha                  Glacial lake outburst floods   Changing monsoon

Burkina Faso    Sahel                       Drought                                 Changing rainfall patterns

Ethiopia            Gambella                 Floods                                   Changing rainfall patterns

Kenya               Budalangi                Floods                                   Changing rainfall patterns

Micronesia        Kosrae                    Storm surges                         Sea level rise, coastal erosion

Mozambique     South/Central         Floods/droughts                    Changing rainfall patterns

Nepal                 Udayapur               Floods                                   Changing rainfall patterns

The Gambia       North Bank            Drought                                 Changing rainfall patterns


Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change

April 2014

CSDi Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change Newsletter

April’s 45 Top Resources: Climate | Adaptation | Climate Smart Ag. | Climate Finance


Dear Climate-L Colleagues,


We encounter so many excellent adaptation and climate change resources that we are sharing them in a special issue newsletter:



April Newsletter Summary:

Find current, downloadable tools and documents on these and other themes:

  • How to win the argument on climate change – a five-point plan
  • How NOT to do climate aid
  • U.N. climate panel: Governments must do more in face of dire global-warming threats
  • Integrating climate change in the post-2015 development agenda
  • What the climate movement must learn from the fight against AIDS
  • Where the rain falls: Evidence from 8 countries on how vulnerable households use migration to manage the risk of rainfall variability and food insecurity
  • AfDB climate finance newsletter
  • Adaptation Frontiers: European Climate Change Adaptation Research and Practice Presentation PDFs
  • Adaptation to climate change in water, sanitation and hygiene – assessing risks, appraising options in Africa
  • The economics of climate change adaptation in Africa’s water sector: a review and a way forward
  • Africa Adaptation Newsletter Issue 5
  • Close to home: sub national strategies for climate compatible development
  • Extreme vulnerability of smallholder farmers to agricultural risks and climate change in Madagascar
  • Climate-smart landscapes: Opportunities and challenges for integrating adaptation and mitigation in tropical agricultural landscapes
  • Innovation in smallholder farming in Africa: recent advances & recommendations


Link: April Newsletter


Questions? Please feel free to contact me.



Tim Magee

Center for Sustainable Development


Tim Magee is the author of A Field Guide to Community Based Adaptation published by Routledge, Oxford, England.


The Center for Sustainable Development specializes in providing sound, evidence-based information, tools and training for humanitarian development professionals worldwide. CSDi is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.




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