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    Climate Change Impact and Adaption in Asian Coastal Cities. In VN: Study of climate change impacts and adaptation in Ho Chi Minh City

    Climate Change Impact and Adaption in Asian Coastal Cities. In VN: Study of climate change impacts and adaptation in Ho Chi Minh City

     

    Name of Project

    Climate Change Impact and Adaption in Asian Coastal Cities. In VN: Study of climate change impacts and adaptation in Ho Chi Minh City

    Source of Funds

    Multi-donor

    Implementing Agency

    ICEM

    Project or Study Details

    Four Asian coastal cities  selected for the regional study included HCMC, Bangkok, Manila and Kolkata. Multi-donor funded. World Bank responsible for Bangkok, ADB for HCMC, JICA for other cities. The study includes 4 steps: 1) Baseline Information 2) Modelling of climate change and and its effect on the hydrology  3) Impact assessment 4) Adaptation options identification and proposal. Within Vietnam, The HCMC PC and DONRE in collaboration with the ADB has undertaken this  study with technical assistance from ICEM . The objectives of the study in HCMC are to assess climate change threats and impacts on sectors and regions; develop action plans to respond to climate change; mainstream the National Target Plan in strategies, plans, socioeconomic development planning and other local/sectoral plans; and strengthen adaptation planning capacity in local organizations.

    Funds allocated

    $333,800

    Location

    HCMC

    Start

    2008

    End

    2009

    Report Links

    http://www.icem.com.au (draft report available as of July 2009)

     

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