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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.

UNDP and Australia discuss partnership for resilience in the Pacific

1 Jul 2015, UNDP

Ms Bishop and Ms Clark discussed the role of development actors like UNDP in disaster preparedness, prevention, and risk reduction activities. Australia and UNDP are currently implementing a number of joint programs in the region, including the Pacific Risk Resilience Program, that works with governments and communities to consider the risks they face from climate change and natural disasters...


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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