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Summary of CRiSTAL


Summary of CRiSTAL provides a brochure overview of the Community-based Risk Screening Tool – Adaptation and Livelihoods (CRiSTAL).

CRiSTAL is  is a project planning and management tool that helps users to integrate risk reduction and climate change adaptation into their community-level work. Specifically, it provides an analytical framework to help users understand:

  • How climate-related hazards affect a project area and local livelihoods
  • How people cope with the impacts of these hazards
  • Which livelihood resources are most affected by climate hazards and which ones are most important for coping
  • How project activities affect access to or availability of these critical livelihood resources
  • What adjustments can be made to a project to increase access to or availability of these critical livelihood resources.

Read Summary of CRiSTAL.