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Preparing the ground for adaptation


The following key issues are suggested as essential when preparing the ground for adaptation:

Political support for adaptation guaranteed at high level

Adaptation team appointed and roles assigned within the municipal administration

Institutional cooperation set up

Consultative and participatory mechanisms set up to facilitate the multi-stakeholder engagement in the adaptation process

Human, technical and financial resources identified and secured

General overview of climate change adaptation and your city gained via information sharing and gathering

Ongoing activities with relevance for adaptation identified

Common understanding on climate change adaptation gained

Overview on relevant information gained and access provided

Continuous communication process in place for the engagement of the different target audiences

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