CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY AND ADAPTATION IN COLOMBIA. INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDIES OF THE AMERICAS Course Environment and Development in Latin America 20th January 2009 Andrea Lampis CIDER Universidad de Los Andes Bogotá (Colombia) Contact: : email@example.com.
CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITYAND ADAPTATION IN COLOMBIA
INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDIES OF THE AMERICAS
Environment and Development in Latin America
20th January 2009
Universidad de Los Andes
Exploratory case study
Explore a complex reality within real life settings
Setting and units of analysis are changing while the study is being carried out
Incomplete or scant evidence
Combine different methods and sources:
Historical records and data
House-poles on the Los Puentes neighbourhood – Source :Lampis, A.
Liquation risk categorization map of Tumaco Source: CLOPAD (2004), ‘Plan Local de Emergencias San Andrés de Tumaco, DPAD: Bogotá and Tumaco.
House-poles on the Las Américas neighbourhood – Source: Lampis, A
Source: Rodriguéz-Rubio and López-Isaza (2007)
Poorly controlled or uncontrolled industrial processes are interacting with natural processes increasing the speed of sedimentation of the bay
Timber industry on Tumaco Bay. Source: Lampis, A.
Tumaco – various locations.
Source: Lampis, A.
(To cope, react, recuperate or to prevent life events and their impacts).
Patterns + asset level
What is a disaster?
What are the principal problems preventing people from taking action in the face of a natural disaster like a tsunami or a flood?
Lack of social equity
Lack of social spending in education
Tumaco is an example of how lack of how human rights, human needs and human security closely relate one to another.
House-poles on the Los Puentes neighbourhood – Source: Lampis, A. (both pictures)
Political changes before than unsustainable technical solutions
Strengthen governance and accountability
Leadership of ethnic and social afro - colombian movements for identity, autonomy and economic inclusion.
Foster the use of low-cost and appropriate technologies in water and sanitation, waste disposal and ecological management.
Provide opportunities for resettle but with social protection and assets accumulation promotion