Water Dialogue Program

Water Dialogue Program is a collaboration program between the Dutch Government (RVO) and the Provincial Government of Java Central Java which aims to overcome land subsidence on the north coast of Central Java (especially Semarang and Demak), through the Preparation of Assessment Documents and an Adaptation and Mitigation Roadmap of Land Subsidence of Central Java […]

Collaboration between IKUPI, IAP of Central Java Province, and CURE-UNDIP in a Book Development entitled “Urban Climate Resilience: Concepts, Practices, Instruments, and Governance”

City resilience is a condition where the city already has sufficient capacity to deal with various disturbances, including due to climate change. Multidimensional or multi-sectoral understanding and involvement of various stakeholders are needed to realize urban resilience. The realization of urban resilience is also influenced by how this multidimensional or multi-sectoral understanding is accommodated in […]

Mobilizing Policy (In) Capacity to Fight COVID-19: Understanding Variations in State Responses

Abstract The objective of this collection of essays is to gain insights into the different national-level state responses to COVID-19 around the world and the conditions that shaped them. The pandemic offers a natural experiment wherein the policy problem governments faced was the same but the responses they made were different, creating opportunities for comparison […]

Rechanneling the City Guideline Document

Rechanneling the City is a design concept to improve water management in areas with relatively dense population and buildings through optimization the function of water infrastructure in urban areas. The functional of water infrastructure is maximizing through increasing additional capacity for storage, infiltration and regulation of water flow. Improvements in water infrastructure expected to improve […]

Resilient Kampung Guideline Document

Climate change has posed a bigger challenge to the development of Indonesian cities and increased social and economic vulnerability for communities. Higher rainfall intensity, sea-level rise, storm surges, slowly give losses to the cities and its people: loss of livelihoods for coastal communities due to tides and abrasion, damage to houses and residential infrastructure and […]

Urban Community Resilience Assessment Document

Cities are key players in the global movement to address the threats posed by climate change. They invest in climate-resilient infrastructure, information management systems, and risk-reduction programs. But poor urban residents who live in risk-prone areas are often left out of the planning and implementation process, leaving them more vulnerable to extreme climate-related events.  The […]

City Resilience Index Document

City Resilience Index (CRI) is a new method to understand the resilience of a city. CRI was organized through a fairly long process, approximately three years, considering entering various cities throughout the world. This tool is well designed, and cities in the world are expected to be able to use it as a tool for […]

Monitoring and Evaluation Effectiveness in Flood Early Warning System Project in Semarang City

Abstract Semarang is classified as a vulnerable area towards climate change. As stated in vulnerability assessment conducted by ISET et al. (2010), Semarang experiences significant flood and sea level rise. Government of Semarang City in cooperation with several stakeholders conduct flood early warning system (FEWS) project, focusing on Bringin drainage sub-system in 2012–2014. Monitoring and […]