Read Laura Quick’s reflection on her travels along the Karnali district in Western Nepal to meet local communities living on the floodplain of the Karnali River to gain insight into their life on the young, dynamic, Himalayan River.
Climate change induced increases in flood-prone new homes built in England and Wales over the last decade could be 10 to 13 times higher in struggling neighbourhoods compared to more affluent ones, according to a new report published 3rd November by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School […]
Nainika Singh recently completed her master’s degree in international development at University of Edinburgh and as part of her degree worked with Practical Action to review their new ‘business case’ framework for evaluating what is often described as nature-based or eco-solutions for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. She shares her reflections in this […]
Getting cash to those in harm’s way before a disaster strike saves money and heartache, and remittances might be one source of it
In 2020 Nepal has been hit hard by the health and socio-economic effects of the Coronavirus pandemic as well as natural hazards exacerbated by climate change. In this blog Mercy Corps Nepal share how they have helped communities cope with COVID-19 during the monsoon season, and how they support policy makers to make climate smart, […]