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
236 - Use less fire prone grasses including Buffalo Grass
237 - Use steel or iron for fence posts
238 - Use living Fence posts which do not rapidly light
239 - Encourage some overgrazing during the dry season to prevent buildup of biomass and fuel
240 - Ensure that there is an appropriate number of stock in the pasture to remove potential fire fuel
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