The Cook Islands planning to get more cyclone savvy


News article with information on how Australian Government-funded research is helping the Cook Islands understand how to adapt its infrastructure and plan for more intense cyclones and extreme weather.

The activities featured in this 2-page news article were supported by the Australian Government's Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (PASAP). PASAP assisted 15 partner countries to assess their vulnerability to climate change and incorporate adaptive measures into planning and development.

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Newsletter, Case Study
https://www.pacificclimatechange.net/document/cook-islands-planning-get-more-cyclone-savvy
040104 - Climate Change Processes, 091507 - Risk Engineering (excl. Earthquake Engineering), 050203 - Environmental Education and Extension, 040604 - Natural Hazards, 120504 - Land Use and Environmental Planning
http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/Adaptation/international-climate-change-Adaptation-initiative/pasap/cook-islands; http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/adaptation/international-climate-change-adaptation-initiative/paccsap
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Licensed under a Creative Commons Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ © Commonwealth of Australia, 2013.
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Lead Researcher: Alison Binney, Econnect Communication Contributors: Robbie Mitchell, Econnect Communication Collaborating Organisations: Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIICCSRTE), AusAID, University of New South Wales. Cook Islands Government
Australian Government (2013) The Cook Islands planning to get more cyclone savvy. News article. Produced by the Australian Government's Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program.
internationaladaptation@environment.gov.au
2013/08