This analytical document aims at promoting adaptation to climate change in Kathmandu Valley and, a fortiori, in developing countries. It should encourage shelter for all and sustainable human settlements development focusing on urban governance, decentralisation and strengthening local authorities. The valley is analysed through three main pillars: exposure, sensitivity and adaptive capacity to change. 

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Organization: UN habitat

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Land Use Management, Urban, Adaptation, Mitigation, Risk Reduction/Management, Governance – Territorial and Local

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2015

Language: English