Wednesday, March 7, 2012

AdaptCap Andhra Pradesh Interventions

AdaptCap Andhra Pradesh Interventions

First Phase
Initially, 3 clusters are targeted (Vishakapatnam, Prakasam and Kavali); these consist of 1 city and 3 villages each. The idea is to also strengthen the urban-rural links within the target clusters. The following are included in the first phase:
1. DISTRICT VISHAKAPATNAM:

City Level Information of Vishakapatnam:
Total Population: 4,288,113  (2001 Census)
Key Livelihoods: Fishing and allied activities
Impacts of Climate Change Experienced: Risk for fishing, loss of working days, risk of living in sea source areas due to rise in sea levels; loss of livelihood, property and employment due to cyclones; heavy rainfall has had an impact on sanitation and health; depletion of ground water due to rise in temperature.
Name of Village: Govupeta
Total Population: 345
Number of Families: 102
Nearest City: Vishakapatnam
Main Source of Livelihood: Fishing and Seasonal Wage Laobourers
Proximity to the Sea: 1-1/2 km
Name of Village: Chukkavanipalem
Total Population: 324
Number of Families: 112
Nearest City: Vishakapatnam
Main Source of Livelihood: Fishing, Fish Exports and Seasonal Wage labourers
Proximity to the Sea: 1-1/2 km
Name of Village: Chepaladibbadipalem
Total Population: 488
Number of Families: 174
Nearest City: Vishakapatnam
Main Source of Livelihood: Fishing and Fish Wending

2. DISTRICT PRAKASAM (Ongole Mandal):
City Level Information of Ongole, Prakasam District:
Total Population: 202826 (2001 Census)
Key Livelihoods: Businessmen, professionals, food suppliers, construction labourers etc.
Impacts of Climate Change Experienced: Water contamination, loss of life, property, livestock, fodder and empleoyment due to cyclones; contamination of surface and ground water, disruption of electricity supply, flooding and breach of drainage bunds, spread of water borne and communicable diseases due to floods and heavy rainfall; drinking water scarcity, loss of livestock and fodder due to high temperature.
Name of Village: Dasarajupalli
Total Population: 653
Number of Families: 183
Nearest City: Ongole
Main Source of Livelihood: Agriculture, Construction Labour, Carpenters
Proximity to the Sea: 16 kms
Name of Village: Motomala
Total Population: 4243
Number of Families: 801
Nearest City: Ongole
Main Sources of Livelihood: Salt Production, Agriculture and allied Activities, Milk Production, Shrimp Culture, Fisheries; Skilled Labour.
Proximity to the Sea: 2 km
Name of Village: Vengamukka Palem
Total Population: 4825
Number of Families: 630
Nearest City: Ongole
Main Sources of Livelihood: Agriculture and allied activities
Proximity to the Sea: 19 km

3. DISTRICT KAVALI:
City Level Information of Kavali Town, Nellore District:
Total Population: 85616 (2001 Census)
Key Livelihoods: Retail Business, Government jobs, daily wage labourers, domestic workers, construction workers
Impacts of Climate Change Experienced: Heavy loss to property, crops, and market due to cyclones; Fall in ground water table, paucity of rinking water and drying up of water bodies due to less rainfall; high temperatures.
Name of Village: Poovula Doruvu
Total Population: 554
Nearest City: Nellore
Main Sources of Livelihood: Agricultural Labor and Farming
Proximity to the Sea: 1 km
Name of Village: Sri Ramapuram
Total Population: 589
Nearest City: Nellore
Main Sources of Livelihood: Fishing and allied activities,
Proximity to the Sea: 1.5 km
Name of Village: Ramudu Palle Palem
Total Population: 532
Number of Families: 189
Nearest City: Nellore
Main Sources of Livelihood: Fishing, Agriculture and allied activities
Proximity to the Sea: 1 km

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