Edited Volume

Linking Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction and Loss & Damage

Book calls for integrated approach to loss and damage, featuring 12 case studies in South and Southeast Asia.

Date Published
30 May 2024
Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, May 2024
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This book advances knowledge on loss & damage (L&D) and its interlinkages with climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction. The book includes twelve case studies conducted across South and Southeast Asia, covering sectors including agriculture, rural livelihoods, energy, infrastructure and natural resources. These studies provide insights into complex climate-induced L&D, enhancing local, national and regional knowledge and contributing to global agendas.

This book's co-editors include Akio Takemoto (Head of Programme and Administration, UNU-IAS).

Titled Linking Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Loss & Damage, the book is a collaboration between the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) and SLYCAN Trust, as part of APN’s Climate Adaptation Framework (CAF) established in 2013. It is published by Palgrave Macmillan Singapore.

This publication will help deepen understandings on climate-induced L&D happening across the region and what are missing for taking effective action”, said co-editor Akio Takemoto. “It will guide to incorporate L&D into various national and local policy processes such as Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), National and local Adaptation Plans (NAPs)”.

The book is available (paywalled) on the Springer Nature website.

Suggested citation: Linking Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction and Loss & Damage. Edited by Vositha Wijenayake, Linda Anne Stevenson, Takemoto Akio, Amit Ranjan, Dennis Mombauer and Nafesa Ismail. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2024.

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