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
163 - Utilize appropriate building materials for livestock enclosres that can withstand climtic extremes
367 - Ensure proper drainage: outflow needs direction away from infrastructures and towards a safer place
368 - Check that hand pumps are properly sealed (at top of bore hole) to prevent contamination and back leakage
369 - Fully check the performance of new systems 3 months – 1 yr after construction
370 - Build homes with cement around the base so as to prevent inundation
371 - Build homes that are raised above ground level to prevent household inundation during floods
372 - Build walls and sea walls to prevent storm surge related flooding
373 - Develop health guidelines on consumption and contamination by air pollution and ash
374 - Construct proper timber drying facilities to ensure timber is properly dried during rainy periods
375 - Apply chemical treatments for mould
452 - Ventilate chicken enclosures (e.g. with bamboo floors)
453 - Provide Mulching or leaves inside chicken enclosures for temp cooling
454 - Ensure there is dust available that chickens can kick up for temp regulation
455 - Keep an area of small bush inside enclosures under which they can hide
456 - Cover fences, to provide shade and respite from sun
472 - Plant coastal, native, endemic and site adapted species on beaches and vulnerable coasts trees to control erosion
473 - Plant/protect wetland species including mangroves to reduce erosion