Chennai zone profile: climate and disaster resilience

This publication illustrates the results of a study conducted under the Climate and Disaster Resilience Initiative (CDRI) in Chennai City, India. It assesses the city's vulnerability to climate-related hazards (e.g. floods, cyclones, heat waves, droughts) along with the effects of urbanization, and attempts to unveil the capacity of its urban infrastructure and services to withstand against disasters and expectations for communities and institutions to deal with such events.

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