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Our efforts paid off: Global Platform for DRR 2019 emphasises the key role of ecosystems

The 6th session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) is a crucial event in terms of global disaster risk reduction (DRR) planning, policy and […]

Case study

Strengthening the Biodiversity Corridor of Paraná Delta: a way to save the marsh deer

As part of the Corredor Azul Programme, we have started the process of  strengthening the biodiversity corridor of the Parana Delta in Argentina, which will […]

Blog

In India, Nature’s Power Overwhelms Engineered Wetlands

In India, they call the state of Kerala in the country’s far south “God’s own country”.  That wasn’t how it felt last August, when monsoon […]

Event

We at Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The theme of the 6th session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) is ‘Resilience Dividend: Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Societies’. We are co-organising, […]

Publication

Words into Action Guidelines: Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation

The new United Nations’ implementation guide for addressing water-related disasters and transboundary cooperation assesses water-related risks under climate change through a transboundary lens. One of […]

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Blue-Green Infrastructure for Climate Change Adaptation: Combining nature and semi-natural structures for water management an risk reduction in the Peruvian basins

With a changing climate, we need to think beyond traditional or “grey” engineering. “Blue-Green Infrastructure” (BGI), being the interconnected network of natural and semi-natural areas, […]

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Water, Peace, and Security partnership

Water insecurity is increasing worldwide. 36% of the world’s people live in water-scarce regions. On average, droughts affect over 50 million people annually and cause […]

Publication

Strategic Intent 2015-2025

The Strategic Intent 2015-2025 is the ten-year outlook for our organisation and the overarching strategy for the organisation worldwide. It reflects on wetland based solutions for people […]

Cattle crossing a river in Mali. News

Water, Peace and Security partnership: Addressing human security risks related to water in Mali

Violent conflict in Mali’s Inner Niger Delta has risen alarmingly since 2015. The new year started with 37 casualties in Mali’s central Mopti region. According […]