Adaptation Actions

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55 - Thoroughly inspect all bullock fencing before a cyclone to cut out any living branches on posts (i.e. purao fences)
56 - Avoid corrosive fencing materials (i.e. barb wire)
57 - Allow glycine to grow over barbed wire fences to provide a physical barrier to salt exposure
149 - practice species site selection
150 - Provide awareness on the importance of water catchment areas for water quality
151 - Establish protected areas over sensitive water catchments
152 - Reforest and rehabilitate forests within sensitive watershed and catchment areas
153 - Place and enforce buffer zones around streams and water sources
163 - Utilize appropriate building materials for livestock enclosres that can withstand climtic extremes
193 - Identify and relocate vulnerable species that have high risk of pest and disease attack to dryer areas
194 - Practice mixed species cropping systems to prevent rapid spread of disease
195 - Apply local and imported pesticides and Insecticides
196 - Introduce biological control measures
197 - Use local knowledge on the supply from various sources throughout the year
198 - Identify nationally vulnerable areas to water shortage and target these first
199 - Develop national databases of water systems and supplies as a tool for decision making
200 - Undertake surveys of alternative water sources
201 - Undertake watershed mapping for land use management and forest maintenance
202 - Do not rely on a single source of water, use and develop multiple systems
203 - Fill standby/reservoir tanks during wet times for use during dry times