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By Michiel A van Drunen, R Lasage, C Dorlands

This e-book offers an outline of the experiences performed through the Netherlands weather swap stories advice programme. The programme was once arrange in reputation of the necessity for constructing international locations, particularly, to stand the demanding situations confronting all nations less than the UN Framework conference on weather swap. The booklet provides an summary of the most leads to thirteen nations: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Mali, Mongolia, Senegal, Suriname, Vietnam, Yemen and Zimbabwe. It presents a severe overview of the methodologies and techniques used, a cross-country synthesis and suggestions for extra experiences. matters handled comprise not just influence reports, but additionally vulnerability and version, mitigation and weather similar coverage.

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2, the socioeconomic impacts measured on a percentage basis do not demonstrate differences between the optimist and the pessimist scenarios, due to the assumption of maintaining constant participation of the economic sectors. Nevertheless, in absolute terms, there are changes among scenarios in the temporal horizon. In spite of these results the affected gross income is reduced by 20% for the optimistic scenario in comparison with the pessimistic scenario for the year 2030. This same analysis shows a 59% lower gross income in the pessimistic scenario compared to the optimistic scenario in 2100.

The armed conflict affects a great proportion of the population and influences almost all economic activities. However, there is a need to educate and train the population to make them aware of climate change and related SLR effects by all possible means, using formal and non-formal education and with the support of research institutes, the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Education. We have also outlined the need to train the media on the coverage of scientific news and news related to natural phenomena and disasters.

Very strong assumptions would have to be made in order to extrapolate the available information to a different scale. Indicators such as demography, quality of life and economic development as well as national, regional and local governance were also evaluated in the case study areas. The Sinú River estuary and the Gulf of Morrosquillo environmental coastal unit is shaped by a mosaic of continental, coastal, insular and marine ecosystems that spreads along the central Colombian Caribbean coast for approximately 260 km.

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