Pioneering Responses to Climate Change

Pioneering Responses to Climate Change: Case Studies of Prince Talal Prize
2nd Winner of the Prize: “WOMEN’S ACTION TOWARDS CLIMATE RESILIENCE OF URBAN POOR IN SOUTH ASIA” aimed to build resilience capacities of low- income families in slums in 7 South Asian cities (Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Bhopal, Ranchi, Bhubaneshwar (India), Kathmandu (Nepal) and Dhaka (Bangladesh)) to address four major climate risks ‐ heat stress, flash floods, acute water shortages and vector borne diseases.

4th Winner of the Prize: “Pumping Water Uphill to Develop Climate Resilient Villages and Farms in Philippines” The project is a batch of ram pump projects in 7 sites on the island of Negros in the Philippines.