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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.

India: Distress migration increased in Odisha's Ganjam due to climate change

17 Apr 2015, Orissa Diary

The prolonged drought occurences in Odisha are believed to be the key factor behind the migration of poor landless agriculture labourers and small farmers to other states, reports Orissa Diary. In a consultation today of the Ganjam Disaster Response Forum, suggestions to mitigate this migration included climate change adaptation practices and opportunities...


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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