Vulnerability assessment of climate risks in Attapeu province, Lao PDR

The report of a study to assess household and community vulnerability to floods in Attapeu Province, Laos. This study is one of three assessing the potential consequences of climate change on wetlands communities and livelihoods in Laos, Cambodia and Thailand. In particular, the objectives are: 1) to document the frequency and intensity of floods and record perceived changes in these patterns 2) to identify the impacts of floods on rural livelihoods 3) to identify local coping strategies, and 4) to consider the viability of current coping strategies under changing climate conditions.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Adaptation
  • Climate change
  • Disasters
  • Floods
  • Livelihood rights
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
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Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use Programme, Programme Management Unit Vientiane, Lao PDR Phone +856 (0)21 240 904

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Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use Programme, Programme Management Unit Vientiane, Lao PDR Phone +856 (0)21 240 904

Author (corporate) Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use Programme
Publisher Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use Programme
Publication date 2005
Pagination 26
Date uploaded June 11, 2015, 12:07 (UTC)
Date modified December 9, 2018, 07:46 (UTC)