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NATIONAL LEVEL CLIMATE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT REPORT TO BE RELEASED TOMORROW

NATIONAL LEVEL CLIMATE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT REPORT TO BE RELEASED TOMORROW

Context

A national-level climate vulnerability assessment report will be released.

Details

  • The report is titled ‘Climate Vulnerability Assessment for Adaptation Planning in India Using a Common Framework’.
  • It identifies the most vulnerable states and districts in India with respect to current climate risk and key drivers of vulnerability.
  • This will help Policymakers in initiating appropriate climate actions.
  • It will also benefit climate-vulnerable communities across India through development of better-designed climate change adaptation projects.
  • A total of 94 representatives from 24 states and 2 Union Territories participated in the nation-wide exercise.
  • It was jointly supported by the Department of Science & Technology and the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation.

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