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Wetlands International awarded €1,000,000 by Dutch National Postcode Lottery

Amsterdam, the Netherlands. At last night’s annual Goed Geld Gala, the National Postcode Lottery awarded Wetlands International €1,000,000 to mobilise action in the places where […]

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A Step Towards Resilience: Joint Initiatives Addressing Protracted Crisis in Somali Region

A Step Towards Resilience is a compilation of inspiring stories from the disaster-prone Somali Region of Ethiopia. Wetlands International worked with partners Netherlands Red Cross, […]

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How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: “How is the ongoing loss of wetlands linked to people leaving their homes and land?”

How are wetlands connected to conflict and out-migration? This is a relevant question on this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction, which focuses on disaster-related […]

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Communities living along the Ewaso Ng’iro basin journey with camels to advocate for the conservation of the river

On 15th September 2017 more than 200 participants from different counties concluded a five day trek along the Ewaso Ng’iro basin. In the scorching sun […]

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A focus on wetlands essential to tackle land degradation

Today the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has launched the Global Land Outlook, a first of its kind report on land resources and […]

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A landscape approach for disaster risk reduction in 7 steps

The use of a landscape approach, although not new, is gaining prominence as an approach to effectively reduce disaster risk, adapt to climate change and enhance […]

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Announcement to build Guinea dam bypasses regional collaborative process

In the middle of June, a Chinese company and the government of Guinea announced that the Chinese company is going to build the Fomi dam […]

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Reflections from Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction: “We need to use nature smarter than we have in the past”

Are ecosystem based solutions to reducing risk gaining ground? And what can be done to bring these solutions from small pilots to scale and integrated […]

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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Keeping the water in the landscape, Uganda

In the not so distant past, the people of Rwambu, Uganda faced shortages of water, crop failures and waterborne diseases. This was largely created by […]

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