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Reducing the impacts of natural hazards on vulnerable communities and countries through sound environmental management policies and approaches in disaster risk reduction.

UNDP: Climate change adaptation project kicks off in Myanmar’s dry zone

17 Feb 2015, UNDP Myanmar

More than a quarter of a million people in Myanmar will gain better climate change adaptations skills through a project described by the Union Minister for Environmental Conservation and Forestry as a 'significant milestone for climate change resilience, water resource development and food security of communities living in the region'...


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
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk

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