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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.

Space-based technology to help deal with disasters

16 Sep 2014, CNS

'Given the increasing impact of global climate change we will further promote the use of space-based technologies in disaster management," said Pang Chenmin, director of the National Disaster Reduction Center'...


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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