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Kathmandu-Valley-Nepal
Abstract

UN-Habitat’s Cities and Climate Change Initiative promotes enhanced climate change mitigation and adaptation in developing country cities. This document is an initial output of the Cities and Climate Change Initiative activities in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. This abridged report is based on the report titled: “Kathmandu Valley, Nepal – Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment”. Starting with a brief background of the Kathmandu Valley, this report addresses the climate change situation from a comprehensive vulnerability perspective that focuses on exposure to climate change hazards, socio-economic sensitivities and the adaptive capacities of the city and its stakeholders. Based on this analysis the report identifies vulnerable people, places and sectors.

Publication Year
2015
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ISBN Series Number
978-92-1-132400-6
HS Number
HS/006/15E
Number of Pages
30 pages
Publisher Name
UN-Habitat