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.
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...
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