Pakse,-Lao-PDR---Climate-Chang
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 Pakse, Lao People’s Democratic Republic. This abridged report is based on the report titled: “Pakse, People’s Democratic Republic – Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment”.Starting with a brief background of the city, this report addresses Pakse’s 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 and provides preliminary climate change adaptation options.

Number of Pages
32 pages
Publication Year
2014
Authors
UN-HABITAT
Publisher
UN-Habitat
ISBN
978-92-1-132617-8
HS Number
HS/028/14E