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The majority of the world population lives in urban areas and the impacts of climate change come in various forms - increased incidence of heat waves, water shortages, storm surges, and floods affecting urban infrastructure and peoples’ livelihood.
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17 September 2013

The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) is organising this workshop with the objective to assists participants in paleoflood data collection, analysis, and application in flood risk estimation. Paleoflood hydrology helps produce a long-term flood record by reconstructing the magnitude and frequency of past floods. Paleoflood hydrology further enables quantification of flood risks in areas that are short of flood records and developing flood risk management plans. For more information, please visit 

Bangkok, Thailand
16 August 2013

The Department of Environmental Science, Central University of Rajasthan and the Swedish Meteorology and Hydrology Institute, Sweden are jointly organizing the International Workshop on “Climate Change Impact and Societal Adaptation” from November 6-8, 2013 at Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, India. Please visit the link http://www.curaj.ac.in/pdf/workshop/ensc/CURAJ_workshop.pdf for more information. The organisation committee is pleased to invite you to submit an abstract for workshop for oral or poster presentation.

Please submit your abstract and registration form through email to ccisa@curaj.ac.in by August 31, 2013. All submissions will be acknowledged on receipt.

Please feel free to circulate this information to your colleagues and others who may be interested.

In case you have any queries, you are welcome to contact at ccisa2013@curaj.ac.in (Dr. Devesh Sharma)

Thank you for your valuable support

 

 

Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan, India
06 August 2013

Please click here for documents and presentation files from the workshop

The Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) Southeast Asia Secretariat, together with its partners – the German Federal Environment Ministry (BMU), the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) – are organising a three-day activity focusing on increasing the level of awareness on the importance of urban climate resiliency planning, as well as enhancing skills for practitioners to undertake CCA planning in both urban and urbanising cities. Representatives from national and local governments in Southeast Asia will participate. Major themes the event will focus on include:

  1. Best adaptation practices in Northern Philippines (AsianCitiesAdapt);
  2. Urban climate change resilience planning (Asia Cities CC Resilience Network); and
  3. Strengthening capacity on monitoring and evaluation for CCA initiatives (APAN).
Manila, Philippines

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