Resources

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Mastering disaster in a changing climate: Reducing disaster risk through resilient water management

According to the U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), between 1995 and 2015, over 6,400 weather-related disasters claimed a total of 606,000 lives and […]

Event

UNFCCC COP24: Action on wetlands to adhere to Paris Agreement goals

In a world where climate change has become an undeniable reality, conservation of wetlands has become a mandate for building resilience, mitigating greenhouse gas emissions […]

News

Ziway-Shalla Basin in Balance: climate resilience for people and nature in the Ethiopian Rift

A unique consortium of Ethiopian and Dutch expert organisations has recently started a Euro 4.3-million initiative called “Ziway-Shalla: Basin in Balance” in the Central Rift […]

Video

Connecting wetlands to human security in Mali

Conflicts have increased sharply since 2010. Many countries and sub-national areas now face cycles of repeated violence, weak governance and instability[1]. However, political and social […]

Event

Wetlands, peace and security

There is a bilateral relationship between human security and healthy wetlands: the condition of wetlands has an impact on human security and security has an […]

Publication

New project: climate-adaptive design for Semarang: Water(shed) as leverage

We are the ecological lead in group selected to develop resilience plans for Semarang, Indonesia. The proposal, called Water(shed) as leverage, was selected by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) for its Water as leverage challenge.

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Enhancing action on wetlands as a key strategy to reach Paris Agreement objectives

Addressing freshwater ambitions explicitly through Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) provides a key entry-point for countries to emphasise the importance of freshwater strategies for adapting to […]

Publication

Environmental risk assessment & ecosystem mapping of South Sudan’s Kinaite Catchment

This report combines an environmental risk assessment with ecosystem mapping in the Kinaite Catchment of Eastern Equatoria State in South Sudan. This area has been dealing […]

Video

Building ecosystem resilience in Ethiopia’s Somali Region

How can we build the long-term resilience of communities to withstand recurring food and water insecurity, droughts and flash floods in the Horn of Africa […]

Publication

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, […]