Climate variability is a major source of risk to smallholder farmers and pastoralists, particularly in dryland regions.
Climate change will hit hard in the Lower Mekong Basin. People in Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand will face higher temperatures leading to heat-stressed crops and livestock.
This situation report is an internal report by the UNDRMT. It covers the period from Oct 2015- 10 March 2016.
Key issues in this report:
Climate change and housing have a close link in Vietnam’s cities. The impact of
climate change is one of the biggest concerns for government and civil society. In
As global average temperatures rise, heat-related illnesses are emerging as a major
health issue, with extreme temperatures being a leading cause of weather-related
With over 10 million hectares of mangrove spread across the coastline of Vietnam,
mangroves are considered an important resource for socio-economic development
This paper investigates the relationship between disasters and energy supply in the
coastal city of Quy Nhon, Vietnam. Although increasing attention is being paid to
Insurance for catastrophic disasters, despite being in the interest of policy makers
and private insurers in the context of climate change, has not achieved significant
This study examines the economic losses caused by urban flooding. It begins by
identifying components of economic losses (i.e. direct costs and indirect costs) at
What we do today about climate change has consequences that will last a century or more.