Climate Risks in the Mekong Delta: Ca Mau and Kien Giang Provinces of Viet Nam

Date: July 2013
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ISBN: 978-92-9254-206-1 (print), 978-92-9254-207-8 (web)
Price: US$28.00 (hard copy)

Description

 
Why Asia and the Pacific Need Disaster Risk Financing

This report presents the outputs of the Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta.

The study focuses on vulnerability assessment of two provinces in the Mekong Delta region: Ca Mau and Kien Giang. Using climate change modeling, socioeconomic data, geographic information system analysis, and expert opinion, the study identifies future climate conditions and assesses the effects of future climate scenarios on the natural, social, and economic systems of each district of Ca Mau and Kien Giang provinces. It provides provides province and district policy makers with an understanding of the key areas of vulnerability and risk hot spots with regard to climate change up to 2050. It provides practical measures that provincial and district administrations can take to inform and strengthen their climate change adaptation programs.

Contents

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Climate Change Modeling and Emissions Scenarios
  • Climate Change Variables
  • Climate Change Hazards
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Identifying and Analyzing Future Risk
  • Ca Mau Province
  • Population Vulnerability
  • Poverty Vulnerability
  • Agriculture and Livelihoods Vulnerability
  • Energy and Industry Vulnerability
  • Urban Settlements and Transportation Vulnerability
  • Regional Vulnerability Synthesis
  • Kien Giang Province
  • Population Vulnerability
  • Poverty Vulnerability
  • Agriculture and Livelihoods Vulnerability
  • Energy and Industry Vulnerability
  • Urban Settlements and Transportation Vulnerability
  • Regional Vulnerability Synthesis
  • Bibliography
  • Appendixes