EVENT: Human Face of Climate Change - From Risk to Resilience in Indian Cities.

What impact does climate variability have on people living in informal settlements in Indian cities? We release our new report on 6 March 2019, at the India Habitat Center, New Delhi

Release of Report:
Human Face of Climate Change: From Risk to Resilience in Indian Cities

Tandem Research & Asia Foundation
6 March 2019, Juniper Hall, Indian Habitat Center. 3-6 pm.

Human Face of Climate Change: From Risk to Resilience in Indian Cities draws attention to the stories of individuals living in the informal settlements of Delhi, Agra and Panjim and how climate change impacts affect their daily lives. Building resilience would require strengthening capacities of social groups to access urban systems. There needs to be paradigm shift in climate policy — moving away from a disaster risk reduction paradigm to one of building coping capacities among vulnerable communities to a range of climate-induced changes.

Panelists

Divya Sharma, Urban Planning and Policy Lead, Oxford Policy Management
Umamaheshwaran Rajasekar, Chair Urban Resilience, National Institute of Urban Affairs
Mihir Sharma, Senior Fellow at Observer Research Foundation
Vikrom Mathur, Founding Director, Tandem Research

Please RVSP to natalia@tandemresearch.org

Initiative

Future Cities

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