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TABLE 20: SUGGESTED ADAPTATION ACTIONS FOR BUILT ENVIRONMENT – GOVERNORATE OF THE RED SEA Actions’ characteristic Strategic Alert / Communication Educational Technical Adaptation Actions Actions 2017 Modification of building codes to allow more energy efficient and heat tolerant structures Modification of building codes against seismic activity Provision of reductions on the municipal taxes for those proceeding in adoption of adaptation measures in their houses Integrated land use planning with zoning system depending on the different areas (e.g. red for areas to be heavily afflicted by floods or sea level rise) Not applicable Educational campaigns on informing the citizens on the benefits of adopting the suggested actions in their premises Greening infrastructure such as buildings’ roofs and walls Increasing the amount of shade and green areas in the city by planting trees to reduce the heat island effect Building exemplary districts with adapted urban forms and buildings White roofs (cool colours), shading and bioclimatic design Rainwater collection and use Adoption of methods to reduce water demand Using water resistant construction materials Governorate of the Red Sea, city of Hurghada Not done According to national laws Not exist Not done N/A Training and educating staff and labours on these actions was done. Awareness is done for citizens A pilot project on a Governorate’s building roof is underway to study economics and generalising on all public buildings. Trees and green areas were put in the city’s streets to increase shades and more projects are underway. Not done Not done Not done Grey water is used for irrigation Using materials resistant to salts (Humid climate) TABLE 21: SUGGESTED ADAPTATION ACTIONS FOR ECONOMY – GOVERNORATE OF THE RED SEA Actions’ characteristic Strategic Educational Adaptation Actions Actions 2017 Elaboration of drought, water and ground water management plan Adoption of integrated land use planning for the touristic activities Educating tourist personnel on ways to conserve natural resources, especially during extreme weather events Governorate of the Red Sea, city of Hurghada Doesn’t exist A proposal has been developed by Governorate Tourist personnel in Tourism sector were trained. 108

Technical Utilization of drip irrigation practices Adoption of energy efficient and water conservation programs at resorts Reducing cooling needs in resorts by installing automations and setting thermostats at given temperatures Promotion of RES (SWH, PVs) in resorts It has been adopted in the new green areas in the city of Hurghada using grey water for irrigation Systems and programme exist in hotels and resorts Power saver system is installed in all resorts and hotels’ rooms There are few SHW systems in some hotels and resorts TABLE 22: SUGGESTED ADAPTATION ACTIONS FOR BIODIVERSITY – GOVERNORATE OF THE RED SEA Actions’ characteristic Strategic Alert / Communication Adaptation Actions Actions 2017 Establishment of a fire management plan Elaboration of an integrated coastal management plan Early warning system for flooding or fire hazards Educational Educating the citizens Not done Governorate of the Red Sea, city of Hurghada There is a Plan in place Under development Done through observatory, mapping floods and hazards zones & climate reporting Technical Trees planting Establishment of controlled flooding zones Beach nourishment or replenishment. It is the artificial placement of sand on an eroded shore to maintain the amount of sand present in the foundation of the coast, and this way to compensate for natural erosion and to a greater or lesser extent protect the area against storm surge (nourishment may also use gravel and small pebbles, in particular for the shores’ face). Beach nourishment also often aims at maintaining beaches (beach width for tourism and recreational purposes) Done in the city of Hurghada and more tress are underway to green the city Not done - Costal area and beaches received a protection action against erosion and maintenance, - There is a law prohibits touching the coral reefs, - Costal zones management law has been enacted in new development of beaches. 109

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