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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.

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WMO: Climate and disaster resilience key to sustainable development

26 May 2015, WMO

Climate and disaster resilience building is critical in eradicating poverty and achieving sustainable development, according to United Nations special envoy Ms. Amina J. Mohammed. In a special video address to the World Meteorological Congress, she welcomed the contribution of WMO and National and Meteorological and Hydrological Services to the post-2015 agenda...


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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