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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.

Ageing population will compound deadly effects of heatwaves caused by climate change

27 Nov 2014, Guardian, the

Heatwaves are particularly dangerous for people over 65. An increase in their regularity due to climate change and a rising elderly population means more people will be at risk from their effects, say Royal Society, according to the Guardian...


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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