Adaptation Actions

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80 - User change technical designs of sources to be cyclone proofed
81 - Ensure that tank catchment roofs are securely fastened before a storm
82 - Small dams & spring boxes may be used so the source itself is not buried
83 - Adjust the design of the intake box
84 - Promote underground tanks that are not susceptible to winds
85 - Use strong ferro cement tanks that will not move in wind
86 - Do not use light plastic polytanks in cyclone exposed areas
87 - Keep water source areas cleared, cut old branches and remove possible debris to protect infrastructure
88 - Build sea walls/other barriers around exposed coastal spring sources
163 - Utilize appropriate building materials for livestock enclosres that can withstand climtic extremes
241 - Use pesticides against taro beetle and other insects
242 - Encourage existing Cultural practices that prevent pests & diseases
243 - Utilize and strengthen regional networks that have experience with locally appropriate pest and disease controls
244 - Prune excess kumala leaves to control rat damage
245 - Intercrop multiple plants to control the spread of species-specific pests and diseases
246 - Treat banana nematode infestations by allowing infested roots to aerate and dry before replanting
247 - Control rat damage on tuber roots by mixing coconut with leaf of glyricidia (which acts as a rat poison)
248 - Mix concoctions of plants to create natural pesticides
249 - Prune excess leaves of kumala and other crops to control rat damage
250 - Harvest island cabbages regularly to reduce the number of insects that accumulate around plants