Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)
SDMC has taken up two major initiatives. One is related to incorporation of Disaster Risk Reduction in Climate Change Adaptation and second one is on reducing marine and coastal risk in Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea.
I. Disaster Risk Reduction in Climate Change Adaptation
SDMC has taken up following strategies and road map:
• Adaptation to Climate Change
• Technology Transfer
• Finance and Investment
• Education and Awareness
• Management of Impact and Risks due to Climate Change
• Implementation of Road Map
II. Marine and Coastal Risk
SDMC has taken up initiatives on development of coastal and marine risk mitigation plan for South Asia, which were evolved through the discussions and exchange of information and knowledge during the Regional Workshop in March 2008 at Goa. It will have two parts:
i. Part-I - Coastal and Marine Risk Mitigation Plan for each Coastal country on the basis of which each country shall develop its own Plan, and
ii. Part-II - Coastal and Marine Risk Mitigation Plan for the region.