Managing Climatic Risks with Adaptation

Date: May 2010
Type: Brochures and Flyers
Series: Knowledge Showcases
Author: Adhar, Rishi R.; Duenas, Ma. Christina


In a world of climate change, adaptation is about managing risks to avoid probable costly post-disaster recovery and rehabilitation. There is no "off the shelf" approach to adapting to climate change; location and current conditions will influence how climate change impacts are assessed and what adaptation measures can be adopted. Deficiencies in land use management can exacerbate the adverse impacts of climate change.