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The process of Developing Action Plans to Respond to Climate change and Sea Level Rise in Da Nang City

Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) Ha Noi, October 18, 2011

1. Summary of climate change factors in Da Nang 2. Action plan development process 3. Organization, implementation progress 4. Advantages and Difficulties 5. Linkage to ACCCN, sectors and provinces

Factors related to Climate Change

1. Increased temperature: Increasing level of temperature in the last few decades, data shows that average temperature has increased by 0.5oC during the last 35 years (Characteristics of annual average temperature in Da Nang) 2. Precipitation: Dry season rainfall is lower than annual average; number of rainy days increases notably, especially in rainy season. Maximum intensity also increases: Maximum daily high is 592.6 mm, on 3/11/1999, maximum hourly intensity 80.4mm, on 31/10/2007 3. Sea level rise: No available data on sea level rise in Da Nang City. According to NTP, sea level in Vietnam increases at an average rate of about 3 mm in the period from 1993 2008.

Action plan development process

Socioeconomic and Environmental Action plan objective NTP objectives of DN Guidelines by MONRE Action plan framework Revise and adjustment Consultative workshop: Experts, departments Districts, working group Coordinate with experts, Departments, agencies, districts Assignment to working group Consultative workshop: Experts, departments Districts, working group

Information and data collection and analysis

Action plan development Report to Steering Committee, submit to PC to issue Revise and finish

- Workshop Publish
- Media and press

Organize implementation
City Peoples Committee (PC)


National Office for NTP

Steering Committee provides guidelines

Departments, Agencies, Districts implement, comments

Working group implement, comments





Linking to ACCCRN and other programs

Vulnerability for 2 wards

Climate change and sea level rise scenarios of Vietnam (MONRE)

Report on developing climate change

and seal level rise scenarios

Report on flood mapping of Da Nang Corresponding to the scenarios Report on summarized analysis


of climate change impacts

Action plan to respond to climate change


CCCO establishment Working group establishment

Action plan development orientation, references

-Action plan - Vulnerability report: Entire DN, 07 districts, 03 sectors: Water resource, Agriculture and Tourism

- Socioeconomic plan, disaster mitigation strategies, Vulnerability report, sectors and districts, statistical data

3/2011 5/2011 5-7/2011 Da Nang PC assigns the Da Nang Steering Committee on climate change to direct DN CCCO in action plan development Activities and budget of NTP to develop the action plan Develop action plan framework, assessing the districts and 3 sectors Develop the action plan and collect comments from Departments, local governments Complete the plan, prepare reports to Steering Committee and submit to the city PC to issue City PC issues, Conference to announce the Action Plan to Respond to climate change of Da Nang city

7-10/2011 Present

2011 plan

Advantages and Difficulties



MONRE guidelines, national budget Direct city PC & Steering Committee


staff capacity

Active participation of Departments, agencies, local governments, experts

and working group members


-Time - Budget - Information, data

support: research documents



Other programs and projects

Action plan to respond to climate change and sea level rise in Da Nang city to enhance responsive capacity over the years 2011-2015, with orientation to 2020, in order to: Ensure that the community is resilient to climate change. Ensure that sectors and levels of authorities can direct and instruct the implementation of the action plan Enhance science and technology, and specific measures to respond to climate change. Integrate climate change responsive actions into socioeconomic development programs and plans. Promote international cooperation.

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