Profiles of advocates working to reduce the risks faced by people living with disabilities, and to make disaster risk reduction, essential services and whole societies across the Asia-Pacific region more inclusive for people living with disabilities.
This study identifies barriers to uptake of nature-based solutions by the rail industry, which are potential climate change adaptation options for rail infrastructure. However, many factors still must be considered to enable their wider implementation.
Three Native American tribes will get $25 million each to retreat to higher ground. Despite a high initial cost, relocation may save money in the long run, by reducing damage from future disasters, along with the cost of rebuilding after those disasters.
In Lao PDR, FAO has been working with partners and government stakeholders, including the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, to develop an anticipatory action system for agricultural drought in two target provinces: Luang Prabang and Savannakhet.