Urban Development

Increasing the resilience of informal urban settlements in Fiji that are highly vulnerable to climate change and disaster risks

Fiji - Asia-Pacific

Fiji is located in the Pacific Ocean’s tropical cyclone belt. The island nation experiences frequent cyclones (on average, one cyclone per year) and with them damaging winds, rain and storm surges. Besides cyclones, the country suffers from other extreme events associated with climate change such as extreme rainfall, flooding, droughts and temperature extremes as well

Enhancing urban resilience to climate change impacts and natural disasters: Honiara

Solomon Islands - Asia-Pacific

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific, such as the Solomon Islands, are amongst the most vulnerable countries to the risks of future climate change. In Honiara - the capital city of the Solomon Islands - there is acute sensitivity to external shocks and stresses due to existing ‘adaptation deficits’ in urban infrastructure, housing and

Climate change adaptation through small-scale & protective and infrastructure interventions in coastal settlements of Cambodia

Cambodia

Concept endorsed at the 30th Adaptation Fund Board meeting.

Building urban climate resilience in south-eastern Africa (Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique and Union of Comoros)

- Africa - Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique and Union of Comoros

Urban Investments for the Resilience of Paramaribo: Building adaptive capacity of Paramaribo communities to climate change-related floods and sea level rise

Suriname

Urban Investments for the Resilience of Paramaribo: Building adaptive capacity of Paramaribo communities to climate change-related floods and sea level rise through strategic urban planning and sustainable infrastructure investments

(Approved project) Enhancing urban resilience to climate change impacts and natural disasters: Honiara

Solomon Islands

This project concept has been later approved as a fully-developed project proposal. Learn more >

(Approved project) Increasing the resilience of informal urban settlements in Fiji

Fiji

This project concept has been later approved as a fully-developed project proposal. Learn more >