Helen Young and Musa Ismail discuss Resilience to Climate Extremes in Disasters special issue

On April 4th, 2019, Helen Young and Musa Adam Ismail published an article in a special issue of Disasters focusing on Resilience from the Ground Up. The article, titled “Complexity, continuity and change: livelihood resilience in the Darfur region of Sudan,” focuses on adaptations to environmental variability and the long-term transformations of livelihoods. The authors discuss how a combination of factors have undermined the two main livelihood specializations–farming and pastoralism–and the integration between them, and how short-term coping responses risk further antagonizing specialist strategies and related  institutions.

You can read the full article here.

All the articles from the special issue of Disasters, Resilience from the Ground Up, can be read here.

This issue focuses on learning from the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters project.