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Integrating Planned Relocation in National Climate Action: Five Key Insights for Consideration by Governments and Policymakers

David Durand-Delacre, Carolyne Cherop, Kees van der Geest, Carolien Jacobs, Frank K Nansam-Aggrey, Danang A Nizar, Melanie Pill, Himanshu Shekhar, Ryan Alaniz, Erica Bower, Robin Bronen, Claudia Fry, Giovanna Gini, Abdul A Khan, Sarah Koeltzow, Ann-Christine Link, Friedrich N Neu, Kwame Owusu-Daaku, Annah Piggot-McKeller, Chandni Singh, Oana Stefancu, Sostina Takure, Cheikh Wade, Hanne Wiegel, Olivia Yates, Merewalesi Yee, Narjes Zivdar 

How Far Can Non-State Relief Reach?

Gautam Bhan, Rashee Mehra

Urban Land and Property Record Systems in India: The Case and Agenda for Reform

Deepika Jha, Manish Dubey, Amlanjyoti Goswami

Urban Employment Programmes

Shriya Anand, Gautam Bhan, Vrashali Khandelwal, Sukrit Nagpal

Social Protection in Indian Cities: Lessons from the Pandemic

Gautam Bhan, Antara Rai Chowdhury, Rashee Mehra, Nidhi Sohane, Kinjal SampatIIHS

Monitoring of Real Estate Project Progress by RERA

Sejal Gupta, Deepika Jha

An Action Agenda for Urban Agriculture in India

Amruth Kiran, Ashwin Mahalingam, Chandni Singh, Dhananjayan Mayavel, Maitreyi Koduganti, Parama Roy, Prathijna Poonacha Kodira, Sheetal Patil, Swarnika Sharma, Teja Malladi

Efficacy of RERA Web Portals

Sejal Gupta & Deepika Jha

Governing For The Local Environment Within Corridor Projects In India

Amogh Arakali and Tanvi Bhatikar

How is India Adapting to Heatwaves? An Assessment of Heat Action Plans with Insights for Transformative Climate Action

Aditya Valiathan Pillai, Chandni Singh, Sheetal Patil, Tamanna Dalal, Nihal Ranjit, Prathijna Poonacha 

The Need for Real Time and Granular Data to Study the Urban Economy

Shriya Anand, Viola Lewis, Herry Gulabani

Decoding the Unique Codes for Revenue Plots in Uttar Pradesh

Mukesh Yadav, Deepika Jha

Why Representation Matters in Disaster Recovery

Roger Few, Chandni Singh, Vasudha Chhotray, Nihal Ranjit, Garima Jain, Mark Tebboth, Hazel Marsh and Mythili Madhavan

Climate Adaptation Policy: Key Findings and Recommendations

Amir Bashir Bazaz, Prathigna Poonacha, Maitreyi Koduganti, Suruchi Bhadwal, Ganesh Gorti, Tuhin Ghosh, Ramkumar Bendapudiz

Rethinking Post-disaster Relocation in Urban India

Garima Jain, Chandni Singh, Teja Malladi