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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.

Mele Bay, Efate, Vanuatu, April 2008 photo by flickr user Phillip Capper, CC BY 2.0, https://www.flickr.com/photos/flissphil/2420332978

Vanuatu climate change and disaster risk reduction policy out for public consultation

30 Jan 2015, Vanuatu - Gov

The Ministry of Climate Change and Natural Disasters of Vanuatu, in consultation with governmental, civil society and other stakeholders, has developed a draft Vanuatu climate change and disaster risk reduction Policy, that has been released for public consultation on 30 January 2015...


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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