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Adaptation Frameworks

The following is a list a climate change adaptation frameworks that have been developed to guide users through climate change assessment and adaptation processes and planning:

1) A Climate Risk Management Approach to Disaster Reduction and Adaptation to Climate Change

2) Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture, Foresty and Fisheries: Perspective, Framework and Priorities

3) Adapting to Climate Change: A Queensland Local Government Guide

Adapting to Climate Change: An Introduction for Canadian Municipalities

5) Adapting to Climate Change in Europe – Options for EU Action

6) Adapting to Climate Variability and Change: A Guidance Manual for Development Planning

Assessments of Impacts and Adaptations to Climate Change in Multiple Regions and Sectors (AIACC)

Australia/New Zealand Risk Management Standard1

Australian Greenhouse Office Risk Management Guide for Business and Government

Buying Time: A User’s Manual to Building Resistance and Resilience to climate Change in Natural Systems

11) Canadian Communities Guidebook for Adaptation to Climate Change

12) Climate Change Information for Effective Adaptation: A Practitioner‘s Manual

Coastal Hazards and Climate Change: A guidance manual for local government in New Zealand

14) Designing Climate Change Adaptation Initiatives

15) Guidelines for the Preparation of National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPA)

16) Hands-On Energy Adaptation Toolkit (HEAT)

17) IPCC Technical Guidelines for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations

18) Living with Risk A Global Review of Disaster Reduction Initiatives

19) Managing Climate Risk Integrating Adaptation into World Bank Group Operations

20) Not if but When: Adapting to Natural Hazards in the Pacific Island Region

21) Preparing for Climate Change: A Guidebook for Local, Regional and State Governments

22) Surviving Climate Change in Small Islands: A Guidebook

23) Sustainable Regional and Urban Communities Adapting to Climate Change

Towards a Strategic Framework on Climate Change and Development for the World Bank

UNDP Adaptation Policy Framework (APF)

UNDP's Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Adaptation to Climate Change

27) UNEP Handbook on Methods for Climate Change Impact Assessment and Adaptation Strategies

UNFCCC Toolkit

United Kingdom Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) Climate Adaptation: Risk, Uncertainty and Decision Making2

United Kingdom Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) Costing the Impacts of Climate Change in the UK2

U.S. Country Studies Program (USCSP)

32) Weathering the Storm: Options for Framing Adaptation and Development

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