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Proposed Evaluation Criteria : è        Continued cooperation between the Australian Government and Australian Red Cross, where appropriate, in the implementation of climate change initiatives.
Assistance provided to increase the capability of National Societies working in disaster risk reduction and activities that decrease the vulnerability of communities.

Pledge text : To support climate change adaptation in the Asia Pacific region by:

•        supporting Asia Pacific countries to develop and implement adaptation strategies; and

•        continuing to build the capacity of Red Cross & Red Crescent National Societies to assist in reducing the vulnerability of communities to disasters and environmental degradation, particularly any which may arise from climate change.