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March 30, 2016

Dhaka: Climate Risk and Response

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Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is located in the center of the Bengal Delta. It is surrounded by four rivers: Buriganga River to the South,

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Source: CAPRA Initiative Source: CAPRA Initiative
March 30, 2016

Orlando: Climate Risk and Response

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The City of Orlando has a population of 255,000 and a greater metropolitan area containing two million inhabitants. The city, fifth largest in Florida, has

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Source: EPA, 2013 Source: EPA, 2013
March 30, 2016

Medellin: Climate Risk and Response

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Medellin, Colombia, is the nation’s second largest city with a population of 2.4 million people (Alcaldia de Medellin, 2014). It has a moderate and consistent

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March 30, 2016

Hanoi: Climate Risk and Response

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Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and has been an important commercial and cultural hub for over 1000 years. Situated in the Red River Delta,

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Source: SPOT Image Source: SPOT Image
March 30, 2016

Dubai: Climate Risk and Response

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Dubai, UAE, is a coastal city in the Persian Gulf, with an arid, hot climate, and low precipitation. The city’s population is 2.24 million (Government

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Source: flood.firetree.net Source: flood.firetree.net
March 30, 2016

Algiers: Climate Risk and Response

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Algiers is the political, economical, and financial capital of Algeria and is located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It benefits from its climate

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Source: http://www.schooljotter.com/showpage.php?id=158173 Source: http://www.schooljotter.com/showpage.php?id=158173
December 31, 2015

Port Au Prince: Climate Risk and Response

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Port au Prince is a coastal city and capital of the developing nation of Haiti. The population is estimated to be 3.3 million, with an

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Source: Clare Hopping, 2014 Source: Clare Hopping, 2014
December 29, 2015

Barcelona: Climate Risk and Response

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How is Barcelona coping with climate change? This analysis provides recommendations to further adapt to climate change. Barcelona has 3.2 million people within its sprawling

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Source: Jonathan Grevsen Source: Jonathan Grevsen
December 28, 2015

Kuala Lumpur: Climate Risk and Response

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Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia was founded as a mining town in 1857, and has grown continuously into a sprawling city with a population

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Source: Davies, R., 2014 Source: Davies, R., 2014
December 28, 2015

Mumbai: Climate Risk and Response

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Mumbai, India is comprised of seven islands separated from the mainland by the Thane Creek, Mahim River, and Harbor Bay, with the Arabian Sea to

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Source: Jonathan Hubbard, 2012 Source: Jonathan Hubbard, 2012