Adaptation: The adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, which moderates harm or exploits beneficial opportunities.
5 Dec 2013, Bangkok Post
Policies should aim at living in harmony with floods and not trying to control them. This is a more cost-effective and longer lasting solution that may involve comunity-based livelihood adaptation, disaster risk education as well as effective land-use planning in order to reduce vulnerability, according to Danny Marks of University of Sydney...
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