Assess and Reduce Impact of Climate Change on Vulnerable Communities

The project will assess and reduce impact of climate change on vulnerable communities in India prone to severe drought and Floods.

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Coastal Area Disaster Mitigation Efforts (CADME)

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Give2Asia

Give2Asia is a U.S.-based organization that connects corporations, foundations, and individuals with charitable projects and social enterprises across Asia.

Market of Implementation

  • India

Problem

Bifurcated Andhra Pradesh is state that has suffered time to time with frequent multiple disasters. After bifurcation, all the thirteen districts are most vulnerable multiple disasters. All the nine coastal districts right from Srikakulam to Nellore (Srikakulam, Vizaya Nagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krushna, Guntur, Prakasam, and Nellore) are most vulnerable to multiple disasters and Chitturu, Cuddapah, Ananthapur and Kurnool districts are prone to severe drought and Floods. 96 percent of total territory of Andhra Pradesh is vulnerable to two or multiple disasters.

Solution

cadme2Project Activities
  • Action research for knowledge generation on the human costs of CC
  • Networking with partner NGOs, institutional stakeholders and communities
  • Community/ institutional capacity building
  • Advocacy & lobbying for effective CC related actions
  • Enhancing information flows between communities, their support organizations and the broader world
  • Awareness campaigns for introspection and shifts in practices and actions
  • Qualitative & quantitative assessments of CC impacts for institutional understanding
  • Highlight importance of IK for furthering knowledge and actions relating to CC
Project Beneficiaries 54000 Fisher folk Families in 90 most vulnerable villages of nine coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh

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