Due to the broad range of definitions of the term 'vulnerability' and the different angles and disciplines from which it is operationalised, often different vulnerability indices are measuring different things. The type and number of indicators used to produce different indices, and how they are aggregated, will give a good idea of what type of vulnerability is being measured by any given index. This explains why some indices consider, for example, the Middle East to be the most vulnerable region in the wor
While CCORAL can be used in the context of all Caribbean countries, currently only the CARICOM countries can be selected individually, providing bespoke information on each. Beyond the initial phase of CCORAL project (focussed on CARICOM), CCORAL can be updated to include bespoke information for all countries in the region.
Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund website
As more cities and regions are hit hard by storms, public pressure for better infrastructure planning is growing. A consensus is emerging that in many cases, “putting it back the way it was” is not the right answer. Community leaders may be ready to take new actions to adapt to changing conditions, but may also be unsure whether such new ideas are good investments. They may well ask: “How much should we pay to lower risks, and where is the line between a wise choice and a foolish one?
COAST predicts dama
2013 is the year in which the Eastern European Group takes turn in hosting the Conference of Parties. COP 19/CMP 9 will be held in Warsaw, Poland from 11-22 November 2013
Australian Bureau of Meteorology Pacific Ocean Data and Information
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