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Climate resilient cities : a primer on reducing vulnerabilities to disasters - Albuquerque, NM, USA (Inglês)

To reduce global warming, Albuquerque has initiated a set of programs with specified targets and designed to engage partners in the community, private sector, and technical centers in informing opportunities for making the city more resilient and efficient. The city strives to make the best use of its technical, financial, and human resources in this process. The city Albuquerque has identified priority hazards and its vulnerability to a variety of nature and / or technology caused disasters or emergency situations. Water is the number of one issue of concern to the city. The supply of drinking water is vulnerable. Past efforts to deal with this challenge include the San Juan-Chama Project, which diverts water from San Juan Chama River into the Chama River to increase the water supply for domestic use. The development process for this project has been long one 20 years in the making with details still be worked out. Wildfires are second issue. The city fire department has begun to adapt to the new condition and initiated mitigated activities to address the fire hazard by clearing underbrush and dry material from the forest area and park.

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