Cooperating agencies: FAO, GEF, IAEA, IFAD, ILO, ITU, UN-DESA, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC Secretariat, UNFPA, UN-HABITAT, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNIDO,UNISDR, UN-OCHA, UN Regional Commissions, World Bank Group, WFP, WHO

Assistance to Least Developed Countries with National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs); assistance to African countries in launching integrated and comprehensive approaches to adaptation; studies on the socioeconomic and demographic impact of climate change on countries and cities; orienting infrastructure investment to cope with climate change, generate jobs and improve access to basic goods and services for the poor; strengthening health systems; support for demographic data collection; development of guidance and effective procedures for disaster risk reduction and response.