This analytical document provides a contextual understanding of the challenges and opportunities of climate change in relation to human settlements in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and contains various references to urbanization, such as land and housing, water and sanitation, energy, and infrastructure. The report also explains how SIDS face numerous constraints in their pursuit of sustainable development due to their ecological fragility and economic vulnerability. 

Download file: English

Organization: UN habitat

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Energy, Environment, Land Use Management, Urban, Water, Adaptation, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Risk Reduction/Management, Governance – Territorial and Local

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2015

Language: English