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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.

EAC, AU Commission team to address Africa disaster risks

1 Oct 2014, New Vision, the

Talking at the sixth Africa Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction Moses Marwa said: 'Other underlying factors of climatic disasters include poverty, low awareness on disaster risks and weak and uncoordinated policy measures and limited capacities in disaster preparedness'...


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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