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The disastrous floods in Guangdong, Guangxi and Fujian provinces caused US$5 billion of losses, but only US$300 million or 6 per cent was insured, the 2022 MunichRe report showed.
South China Morning Post
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South Asia's megacities have huge economic potential and large populations, and must be supported to power the adaptation and innovation needed to deal with the cascading impacts of sea level rise.
CASCADES
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A China-Australia project is developing integrated tools for climate adaptation and DRR, with focus to help developing countries with affordable tools and access to high-quality data and modeling systems related to disasters caused by climate change.
Chinese Academy of Sciences

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National policies and plans

2016

This plan is a sectoral policy document, jointly issued by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Agriculture in order to improve the capacity of grassland disaster prevention and mitigation, maintain the security of grassland

People's Republic of China - government
2011

This National Comprehensive Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Twelfth Five-Year Plan (2011–2015), as a cross-sectoral policy document, was issued by the Ministry of Civil Affairs, aiming at further improving the ability of disaster prevention and

People's Republic of China - government
2014

This document outlines China's national plan for the sustainable management of locust disasters.

People's Republic of China - government

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2021
This report summarizes the risks posed on China's climate, ecosystems, food and water systems, and citizens by climate change, as well as the country's policies for mitigation, adaptation, and emissions reductions.
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
2012
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Ministry of Civil Affairs