Complex Emergencies and Politial Instability in Asia

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Briefs

These concise summaries of current CEPSA research focus on conflict, complex emergencies, climate hazards and disasters, and governance issues impacting countries in South and Southeast Asia. These research briefs discuss ongoing program research, findings, and next steps.

Climate Security Vulnerability in Asia (Version 2)

The CEPSA climate security vulnerability research team presents its updated findings of the Asian Climate Security Vulnerability model version 2 (ACSV V2), an attempt to map sub-national climate security vulnerability in 11 countries in South and…

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Country Strategy Document Analysis

This brief serves as the detailed follow-up to the CEPSA aid researchers’ first analysis on the national CCA and DRR plans and their implementation in Bangladesh and Nepal. While that study relied heavily on interviews, this…

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Assessing Climate Change Finance in South and South East Asia

Assessing Climate Change Finance in South and South East Asia

CEPSA aid researchers Catherine Weaver, Nisha Krishnan, and Caleb Rudow assess project information available for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction to concentrate on five major donors: the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Japanese International…

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Climate Vulnerability in South Asia’s Coastal Cities

CEPSA governance researchers Paula Newberg and Samuel Tabory explore questions about coastal cities in South Asia and their own understandings of their societies, polities, economies and governing capacities in the face of increasing climate-related threats.

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Asian Conflict Trends August 2017

The August 2017 ACLED-Asia’s Conflict Trends Report includes comprehensive analysis of real-time political violence in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, and Sri Lanka. A Special Focus Topic discusses Islamist insurgencies in the…

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Disaster Preparedness in Pakistan

CEPSA disaster preparedness researchers Asim Fayaz and Jennifer Bussell discuss the history and character of natural hazards in Pakistan, the current status of preparedness initiatives, and evaluate potential explanations for these outcomes.

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Disaster Preparedness in Bangladesh

CEPSA disaster preparedness researchers Jennifer Bussell and Sabhanaz Rashid Diya analyze the findings of a detailed case study on Bangladesh, a country faced with severe threats from a wide range of natural hazards, risks that…

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Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

CEPSA aid researchers Catherine Weaver, Nisha Krishnan, and Caleb Rudlow address questions related to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction policy and its implementation. This first analysis outlines their methodological approach and summarizes overall…

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Disaster Preparedness and Risk Reduction in Pakistan

CEPSA researchers Jennifer Bussell and Asim Fayaz discuss government capacity to prepare for and respond to natural disasters – floods, earthquakes, and heat waves – in Pakistan. The analysis finds that several hypotheses described at the…

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Asian Conflict Trends February 2017

The February 2017 ACLED-Asia Conflict Trends includes a general overview of the violence recorded in South and Southeast Asia throughout 2016. Following a review of the 2016 data, the report continues by focusing on different conflict…

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