A race against floods: Increasing response time from 8 to 36 hours

This case study examines a flood forecasting model developed by ACT in Odisha that increases disaster response time from 8-36 hours.

This paper uses examples from Nepal and elsewhere to explore how survey data based on people’s perceptions can inform understanding and policy-making on climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation.

Date of publication: January 2018

Published by: ACT

Authors: Thomas Tanner, Sunil Acharya and Aditya Bahadur

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