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Peer-reviewed Article
In ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
Author:
Milben
BRAGAIS
MAGCALE-MACANDOG Damasa
MACANDOG Paula Beatrice

We developed a method for mapping residential areas using freely available satellite imagery. The resultant residential area map can be used for risk assessment (e.g. to estimate the population living in a flood-prone area). Our method can be applied for flood risk assessment in other watersheds in the future.

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production

Existing research on business participation in voluntary environmental programs emphasizes a variety of explanations, including regulatory pressure and incentives, market pressure, self-regulation, and firm size. However, most of this literature focuses on cases from North America and Europe. The contribution of this research is to examine how well...

Working Paper

This is the summary of a working paper to strengthen linkage between UNFCCC and Cities for transformative actions. In order to accomplish 2-degree Celsius target, national target and local climate change actions should be linked. UNFCCC/COP needs a mechanism linking the mid-term national vision, and climate change actions by the Non-State Actor...

Issue Brief
Author:
Ken Howard
Ricardo Hirata
Kelly Warner
Radu Gogu
Daniel Nkhuwa

KEY MESSAGES
• groundwater is a major source of urban supply worldwide and aquifer storage represents a key resource for achieving water-supply security under climate change and extended drought
• private waterwell construction for urban in-situ self-supply tends to escalate as a ‘coping strategy’ during periods of inadequate utility water service...

Working Paper
Author:
KHAN Tareq Ferdous
KHALILY M.A. Baqui

This study attempted to assess household level loss and damage resulting from three cyclones –Sidr, Aila and Mahasen – in Khulna, Patuakhali and Satkhira districts for a sample of households, the coping strategies they adopted, the determinants of these coping strategies, and the role of microfinance in coping and adapting in the aftermath of...

Working Paper
Author:
KHAN Md. Tareq Ferdous
KHALILY, M.D. Baqui

This paper examined the role of access to microfinance as an ex-ante measure of income
smoothing on the coping strategies of poor households in north-western Bangladesh during the
phenomenon of seasonal food insecurity known as monga. The analysis suggests that the
nature and intensity of coping strategies adopted by households depends on their
ass...

Book Chapter
In Urban Climate Change Research Network - Earth Institute, Columbia University

The Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) released the Summary for City Leaders of the Second UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3.2) at the COP21 Climate Summit for Local Leaders in Paris City Hall on December 4, 2015. According to UCCRN Co-Director Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies...