Tag: flooding

On DRR Day, Sri Lanka talks about inclusion saving lives

Building resilience to climate change and disasters requires bottom-up, community-led response.

Flooding – Stakeholders strengthen synergy

IWMI, hosting the workshop, highlighted the importance of flood forecasting and early warning systems in mitigating flood impacts, considering the growing global trend of intensified heavy rainfall events due to climate change.

How water can boost environmental health and biodiversity

As a result of IWMI’s work in the realms of e-flow monitoring and aquifer recharge, water management for rivers and aquifers has been strengthened.

Water’s Fundamental Truths: Part 3 – Is water governance coming of age?

Our planetary water systems involves not just tackling risks and building resilience for human societies, but also assuming greater responsibility towards the planet as a whole.

News Release: Kenya’s Tana River Basin Could See a More than 40 Percent Increase in Rainfall Due to Climate Change

The good news is tempered with bad, however, as the study indicates that extreme climate events, especially flooding, will also increase.

International Day for Disaster Reduction 2017

With index-based flood insurance the payout should be not only transparent but also much faster.

Making hazards into opportunities

What to do about too much and too little water in northern Ghana.

Maps that matter when flooding strikes

Vital support for the emergency disaster response in Northeast India and Nepal.