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Water

Water resource management strategies which mitigate the risk of floods and drought, as well as the improvement of water conservation and water quality.

US: DOI, EPA, NOAA announce Resilient Lands and Waters Initiative to prepare natural resources for climate change

21 Apr 2015, Dept of the Interior, United States of America - gov

Building on existing collaborations, these Resilient Lands and Waters partnerships - located in southwest Florida, Hawaii, Washington and the Great Lakes region - will help build resilience in regions vulnerable to climate change and related challenges. They will also showcase the benefits of landscape-scale management approaches and help enhance the carbon storage capacity of these natural areas...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.6 [PDF, 85Kb]Procedures are in place to assess the disaster risk impacts of major development projects, especially infrastructure

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