Fig. 1: Cyclone Idai as it hit Mozambique. | Nature Climate Change

Fig. 1: Cyclone Idai as it hit Mozambique.

From: Resilience in the developing world benefits everyone

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In order to become more resilient to the increasingly severe nature of tropical cyclones, a number of factors need to be improved substantially: better forecasts and better use of forecasts for taking pre-emptive action, better infrastructure to cope with the deadly nature of the winds as well as associated storm surges and restoration of natural ecosystems that can help protect against some of the storms’ worst effects.

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