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SocMonitor Issue 7, February 2012

By C. Loper, M. Pena  |  2012

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Data analysis and data compilation is still underway to assess socio-economic vulnerability to climate change effects at the coastal village of Vanga, Kenya. The location of the community is adjacent to the sea, thus exacerbating the effects brought by climate change. Drought, floods, storms, strong winds, and unreliable rainfall were some of the climatic hazards mentioned and discussed by the livelihood groups.

After the data collection, a feedback session was later organized for the community, where all respective stakeholders from different government departmentsand partner NGOs were invited to help in the facilitation of the process. This meeting created a forum where communities and the other stakeholders would share information and help create links with respective livelihoods.