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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: Wetland restoration to reduce risks, India

The Mahanadi delta and Kosi-Gandak floodplains in India are home to millions of farmers and fishers who used to benefit from the dynamic and nutrient […]

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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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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Assessing risk across the Agusan river basin, Philippines

Multiple times a year, severe tropical storms and typhoons hit the Philippines. Fortunately, the population is very resilient. After each disaster, they reconstruct their lives […]

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Action needed to make Dutch WASH sustainable

Wetlands International applauds the Dutch WASH Strategy produced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for its integrated approach to WASH[1], the conservation of ecosystems and […]

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WASH/IWRM alignment in Dutch foreign policies and practices

Our research on the obstacles and incentives for sustainable WASH in Dutch development aid. It shows that an important point of improvement is to provide more […]

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On World Water Day, ‘Why waste water?’

March 22 is World Water Day. The theme for this year is ‘Why waste water?’. This brings attention to the need to reduce and reuse wastewater. […]

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Germany helps to scale up Building with Nature in Indonesia

Wetlands International is happy to announce that the German goverment has granted financial support to scale up a running pilot which aims to restore the […]

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A civil society alliance to improve resilience to climate change along the Lujan River basin, Argentina

With the support of the Canadian Embassy in Argentina, we are working with the civil society of the Lujan River basin, in Argentina, to increase […]

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Mangrove restoration: to plant or not to plant?

Mangrove planting has become hugely popular. The majority of planting efforts are however failing. A more effective approach is to create the right conditions for […]