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Integrated Flood Management (IFM): a new approach to flood management

The traditional approach to floods focused on reactive practices to reduce exposure...

FACING DROUGHTS - The Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP)

The IPCC finds with high confidence an increased risk of drought-related water and...

IPPC Report - The world is ill-prepared for risks from a changing climate

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report yesterday that...

NURTURING PARTNERSHIPS

The report has been produced based on contributions from world-leading experts including...

Catalyzing Water for Sustainable Development and Growth

We are delighted to republish the “Catalyzing Water for Sustainable Development...

#CRISISMAPPING FOR RECOVERY: CRISIS CLEAN UP - A COLLABORATION TOOL

A truism in emergency management is that after a disaster thousands of people want...

DIGITAL HUMANITARIANS: FROM HAITI EARTHQUAKE TO TYPHOON YOLANDA

We’ve been able to process and make sense of a quarter of a million tweets in the...

Water: At the center of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

The nexus of water, energy and food issues is at the heart of many global problems...

Strengthening Urban Water Systems in Developing Countries

As future water supplies become increasingly threatened by climate change –...

REDUCING FOOD WASTE TO HELP TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

It is a sobering fact of modern life that while in some countries food is scarce,...

ROLE OF EMERGING COUNTRIES IN CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE

Agriculture is extremely vulnerable to climate change, and the sector, together with...

COMBINING RADIO, SMS AND ADVANCED COMPUTING FOR DISASTER RESPONSE

I’m headed to the Philippines this week to collaborate with the UN Office for the...

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