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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.

Photo by Flickr user U.S. Institute of Peace CC BY 2.0 https://www.flickr.com/photos/usipeace/18167389808 Flooding Challenges Pakistan's Government and the International Community

ADB $220 million aid to help Pakistan build hazard-resilient infrastructure

30 Jun 2015, ADB

'Pakistan is highly dependent on agriculture and prone to floods and other extreme weather related-events like the current severe heat wave,' said Donneth Walton, Principal Natural Resources and Agriculture Specialist, ADB. 'This assistance will support a build-back-better approach, with multi-hazard-resistant features incorporated into the restored infrastructure.'...


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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