Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment in the High Mountain Region of Nepal: A Case Study of Lamjung District

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Kala Rai
Basanta Kumar Neupane
Raj Kumar Pariyar

Abstract

Climate change vulnerability has need access to targeted scientific information about the impacts of climate change in order to adapt to its effects. Awareness can be measured through three different parameters-conceptualization, engagement and experimental. This research has conduct in Lamjung district where people are victimize from climate change. Primary and secondary sources of data are used. This study used household surveys and focus group discussions to assess people perceptions of these changes and identify the climate change vulnerability. Thus, the present study aimed to evaluate the Lamjung districts, vulnerable in the context of the climate change. This result is useful for policymaker, local government and different stockholder who are working on climate change sector. It is also important for long term changes in climate variables and occurrences of natural disasters is the most important component to determine the overall vulnerability. Climate change vulnerability had been decreased considerably in this study area. Meanwhile, long-term research in Nepal is required for extensive work on climate change and primary data collection for climate change vulnerability assessment.

Keywords:
Climate change, adaptive capacity, awareness, vulnerability, Lamjung.

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Rai, K., Neupane, B. K., & Pariyar, R. K. (2020). Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment in the High Mountain Region of Nepal: A Case Study of Lamjung District. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 10(3), 48-59. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2020/v10i330187
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