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Korea, Rep of: Second national climate change adaptation measures (2016-2020)

The national climate change adaptation measures involve the co-ordination and co-operation of 13 government agencies to implement 87 major projects across 10 sectors: public health, disaster management and infrastructure, agriculture, forestry, marine and fisheries, water, eco-system, climate change monitoring and projection, adaptation business and industry, and publication, education and international cooperation.

Key actions for sectors include:

  • Public health: establish counter measures to protect the citizen’s lives and health environment from heat wave and air pollution
  • Disaster management and infrastructure: establish plans for disaster prevention and enforcement of stability of social infrastructure
  • Agriculture: adaptation of agricultural production system to climate change
  • Forestry: establish plans for forest health improvement and prevention of the forest disasters such as forest fires
  • Marine and fisheries: secure stable marine & food product resources and minimize damages from climate change
  • Water: establish water response system for the flood and drought
  • Ecosystem: secure biodiversity through the identification of climate change sensitive species.

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:Korea, Rep of

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/58461

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