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As climate threats grow, Solomon Islands hunts “evergreen” solutions

23 Oct 2017, TRF

Since flooding events in Papagu, Solomon Islands, the government has planned to merge climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction efforts in order to make development projects more resilient. Disaster preparedness has improved the living conditions for the Papagu residents and innovative low-cost risk reduction measures such as tyre levees are being implemented.