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Bird eyes view of Singapore City skyline in Singapore.
Many cities have urbanized next to the sea and have even expanded into the sea through extensive land reclamation. Due to climate change the coastal storms are becoming intensified and sea levels are rising. Governments have to face this challenge.
Water Science Policy
A recent study shows that only 31% of households in Singapore have a plan for what to do in the event of a disaster. This does not bode well, says Jared Ng of the Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk.
Channel NewsAsia
According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s Sixth Assessment Report, more than 30 percent of global crop and livestock areas could become climatically unsuitable by 2100, in the worst-case climate scenario.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters

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National policies and plans


This National Climate Change Strategy presents Singapore’s current and future efforts to address climate change in vulnerability and adaptation, as well as mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions. The strategy also outlines Singapore's local competency

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Risk and governance profile(s)

This guide serves as an initial source of information for those individuals preparing for disaster risk reduction activities or immediate deployment with Singapore partner responders in crisis.
Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Singapore under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific