Adaptation Actions

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24 - Employ and train stakeholders on wood technologies to correct timber defects
25 - Find markets for deformed products
26 - Develop guidelines and training on the utilization of durable and lesser known species for construction
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
163 - Utilize appropriate building materials for livestock enclosres that can withstand climtic extremes
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
204 - Use different sources systems at different types of the year
205 - Physically transport water to vulnerable communities
206 - Relocate households to less vulnerable areas, villages, islands
207 - Provide drought early warnings to communities
208 - Improve the working relationship between Meteo and Hydrology Departments
209 - Improve Dept of Geology and Mines operational budget