Women Development Program (WDP) is a local non government voluntary development organisation which was established in 1987. The goal of WDP is the “Improvement of mother and child health and protection of environmental degradation through different programs and finally access to sustainable socio- economic development of the disadvantaged and vulnerable people especially women [...]
Adarsha Samajik Progoti Sangstha or ASPS is a non-profitable, non-political and non-government humanitarian philanthropic organization. It is registered with Department of Social Welfare and Department of Youth Development and also enlisted by Bangladesh Election Commission for election observer. ASPS is situated in Hilly and Haor based climate vulnerable and disaster prone, poverty stricken [...]
Environment Governed Integrated Organisation or EnGIO is a non profit organisation working extensively in urban/peri urban areas of West Bengal particularly in Kolkata Metropolitan Area as well as Bangladesh as part of a trans-boundary project . Focus of EnGIO in environment, public health, climate change, disaster mitigation specially capacity building, social and media [...]
ActionAid, the Asia Disaster Risk Reduction Network (ADRRN) and Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA) with the support of the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) have jointly produced the Handbook for Community-Led Assessment of Climate-Induced Loss and Damage.
Solidarity for Afghan Families (SAF) was established in October 2005 as a non-governmental, non-political and non for profit organisation with an independent legal identity. It was registered with the Ministry of Economy on October 2005 (Reg. No. 148). Considering the huge developmental gap in Afghanistan, SAF focuses on four areas of work: Health [...]
Partners in Prosperity is a value driven organisation specialise in system level approaches to analyse complexities, develop solutions and help implement the same towards achieving equitable economic and social development outcomes, in pursuing gender balanced Climate Compatible Development and Sustainable Development Goals. Focus areas: Climate Science / IPCC UNFCCC/Kyoto Protocol Impacts and vulnerability [...]
KOTHWAIN (Vulnerable People’s Development Organisation) established in 2003 by social development activists in response to issues of extreme poverty, low literacy rate, social-political conflict, eroding cultural identity and high incidence of human rights violations among the indigenous peoples in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. KOTHOWAIN a Tripura word meaning ‘Hope for Survival’ [...]
UNFCCC side event in COP25, Madrid 6th December 2019 The side-event promoted solutions for effectively channelling international adaptation finance to local stakeholders and for ensuring that those most vulnerable benefit from international adaptation finance flows. Different stakeholders from civil society presented best practices and challenges for effectively channelling resources to communities most vulnerable to climate [...]
The Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) recently published an outcome document titled Disaster Ready Community in the Sundarbans. Read the full report here.
By Rushati Das At the COP19 in Warsaw, Poland, Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM) for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts (Loss and Damage Mechanism) was established under the Cancun Adaptation Framework. This WIM body was established is to address loss and damage caused by climate change, including extreme events and slow onset events [...]