Case Study: Mainstreaming put to the test – one official’s experience in Bhutan
Bhutan is known as the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon ‘for the violent storms that blow in from the Himalayas. Here, climate change and weather hazards have always been point of vulnerability. Besides Himalayan storms, glacial melting can also cause flash floods. Frequent landslides during the rainy season and seismic activity further increase risks for farmers.
 
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center  Website: http://www.adpc.net
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