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It’s raining in Colombo — but don’t forget the drought in the rest of Sri Lanka

Drought mapping technology and anticipatory action plans could help to manage disaster risk and mitigate the damage.  

IWMI wins Award for Digital Transformation from Project Management Institute (PMI) in Sri Lanka

Open access and big data platform for smallholder farmers recognized for contribution to digital transformation.

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.

Zambian Agri Business: IWMI, government collaborate for post-flood advisory

As current floods have affected over 20,000 citizens, the government authorities have collaborated with International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for improved knowledge generation and effective advisory services.

Inside Climate News: After Unprecedented Heatwaves, Monsoon Rains and the Worst Floods in Over a Century Devastate South Asia

Record breaking torrential downpours killed at least 14 people, inundated roads, caused long power outages and brought Pakistan’s largest metropolis to a standstill twice last month.

Citizen Matters: Nature-based solutions: The answer to flooding in Chennai?

Last year, Chennai experienced intense rains and flooding yet again, bringing the city to a standstill for days.

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2021

It is so important to harness the power of international cooperation to reduce risk and losses from disasters.

How a new framework can provide flood insurance guidance to millions of farmers

As climate change progresses, insuring millions of farmers against risk from weather shocks offers a means to support food security and reduce nations’ economic losses.

Hi-tech support helps Sri Lanka’s farmers navigate the climate crisis

With access to accurate information, farmers can make informed and timely decisions about investing.

Everything you need to know about Race To Zero and COP26

IWMI scientists will present a showcase during the event, which has the theme "Vision of a zero-carbon, resilient future through water".

IWMI receives the 2020 GEO Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Award

This is in recognition of the Index-Based Flood Insurance (IBFI) product developed by IWMI scientist Dr Giriraj Amarnath.

Mainstreaming technology provides key solutions for disaster risk mitigation

Scientists at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) were invited to contribute to a number of chapters in WWDR 2020, including chapter 4 (Water-related extremes and risk management).

Solutions for those managing risk in climate disasters

Indian farmers take aim at climate disasters through bundling high-tech solutions.

Mapping floods in South East Asia

Online tool expands to cover Mekong Basin.

Disaster response: Maps show extent of Kashmir flood crisis

IWMI has released a series of maps showing the extent of the catastrophic flooding in Kashmir.

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