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Climate Change

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.

Sri Lanka first in South Asia to access innovative World Bank disaster risk financing

22 Apr 2014, WB

'This operation is part of a broader strategy to help the government of Sri Lanka shift to a more comprehensive approach to the management of disaster risks,' said Marc Forni, Task Team Leader of the project. 'It will also help improve institutional mechanisms for disaster risk management and financial protection, increase capacity to ensure climate resilient development...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.1 [PDF, 104Kb]Disaster risk reduction is an integral objective of environment related policies and plans, including for land use natural resource management and adaptation to climate change

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