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Preventing the spread of desert locust swarms

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To control locust swarms, vulnerable countries use remote sensing technology and ground surveys to identify and eliminate locust breeding areas. Now, some experts think drone technology could provide survey and control teams with an inexpensive and efficient method of searching for these destructive insects.

  • Heat waves: learning from Ahmedabad experience - India

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    Heat wave preparedness across India, in fact South Asia, may be one of the concrete follow up measures to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) which demanded integration of disaster risk reduction with climate change adaptation.

  • Red Cross helps flood-prone communities through traditional and modern approaches

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    The Indonesian Red Cross, together with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and supported by the Zurich Insurance Group, is implementing a Community Flood Resilience programme in flood rpone areas. It aims to develop more effective solutions for reducing disaster risks and building community resilience.

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