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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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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Water trade-offs to reduce drought in the Tana Delta

The Tana Delta is at the far downstream end of the Tana River Basin which provides eighty percent of Nairobi’s drinking water. Fifty-sixty percent of […]

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New report: Degradation of wetlands in the Sahel is wrecking lives, driving migration

Poor management of water resources is an overlooked cause of migration from Africa to Europe. BRUSSELS, Belgium – 3rd May 2017 – Wetlands International launched […]

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Factsheet – Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel

This factsheet provides an overview of the report ‘Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel‘. The Water Shocks report calls attention to the […]

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Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel

This report calls attention to the worsening condition of wetlands in the Sahel and explains how this decline is undermining human well-being and compelling people […]

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A roadmap to reduce drought risk in Ethiopia

Wetlands International and partners working in the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia published the Atlas of the Upper Fafan Catchment.

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Atlas of Ethiopia’s Upper Fafan Catchment

The Atlas presents an assessment of the current biophysical and socio-economic situation in the Upper Fafan landscape. The resulting analysis and conclusions, with maps and charts, is ideal for experts […]

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Investments in wetlands highlighted at African Regional Platform on DRR starting today

Today the 6th Africa Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction opens in Mauritius, which is expected to conclude with the adoption of a plan for […]

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Why do we work in drylands?

It’s hard to imagine that 15 years ago there were lions here in Ethiopia’s Somali Regional State, but that’s what the Deputy Bureau Head of […]