CD & DCC
Combating Disaster & Desertification and Climate Change
"Disaster Prevention & Response" contains resources related to emergency responses to environmental and medical catastrophes in developing countries. "Stabilization & Reconstruction" includes knowledge resources needed to stabilize and rebuild developing countries following environmental disasters or armed conflict. Developed through a partnership with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Developed through a partnership with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
India's vulnerability to natural disasters because of its unique geo-climatic conditions. Floods, droughts, cyclones, earthquakes and landslides are recurrent phenomena. About 60% of the landmass is prone to earthquakes of various intensities; over 40 million hectares is prone to floods; about 8% of the total area is prone to cyclones; 68% of the area is susceptible to drought; and about 30 million people are affected by disasters every year.
For Climate Change
The South Asia Rural Livelihoods Cluster includes World Bank project teams and implementing teams in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka who are implementing multi-sector programs targeted to the poor. Livelihoods projects focus on building institutions of the poor, empowering them, building their capacity, and aggregating them so they have the bargaining power to negotiate for better consumer prices, and better prices for their goods, and to access financial resources.
Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies in South Asia's Geo-climatic ...
Climate Change Resource Guide