Adaptation Actions

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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
457 - White wash (paint) the tanks for sunlight reflection to keep water cool
458 - Build underground tanks that are not exposed to the sun
459 - Plant ivy and other vines around and on tanks to keep water cold
460 - Place tanks under shelters
461 - Ferro cement tanks best resist high temperatures
462 - Avoid poly tanks that may melt and become deformed in high temps
463 - Avoid fiberglass tanks that may experience inner lining peeling, and dust may have health implications
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
473 (a) - Erosion of coastal forest areas
474 - Encourage and assist communities to establish forested buffer zones between the coast and the village
475 - Research the potential for desalination and irrigation of coastal woodlots/plantations
476 - Relocate species of importance to higher grounds to avoid loss through sea water inundation
477 - Adopt coastal management or land use plans
478 - Find and encourage salt tolerant trees