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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.

Jamaica: New World Bank grant to enable 1.7 million Jamaicans to better manage climate risks

29 Jul 2015, WB

The grant is aimed at improving the quality and use of climate related information and is aligned with Jamaica's national development plan on hazard risk reduction and climate change adaptation which 'will no doubt enhance our ability to continue on our journey of economic recovery with renewed confidence,' said Jamaica's Minister of Finance and Planning...


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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