28 resource(s) found
November, 2017
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Problems arising from water scarcity and water-induced disasters are increasing due to factors induced by climatic variability as well as anthropogenic changes. In such a situation, power inherent to social hierarchy has become a means of controlling water resources and securing access....
August, 2017
Author: World Wildlife Fund Team
Natural and Nature-Based Flood Management: A Green Guide was developed to support local communities around the world in using natural and nature-based methods for flood risk management. Globally, flooding is the most common disaster risk and that risk is growing with more people in harm’s...
February, 2017
Author: 100 Resilient Cities
This report, 100RC: Catalyzing the Urban Resilience Market, identifies four major areas of opportunity — water management, including risks associated with flooding, water pollution, and water shortages; big data management; innovative financing to support risk management projects; and...
January, 2017
Author: National Institute of Urban Affairs
The aesthetic importance of water bodies be it natural or man-made, is well established. Their significance in urban landscape is even more since water bodies like lakes, reservoirs, ponds act as sponge in the event of heavy rainfall spells, recharge aquifers or augment raw water availability at...
November, 2016
Author: TARU Leading Edge
Conjunctive Water Management (CWM) of local and distant sources is necessary to manage the ever growing crisis of urban water supplies. CWM emphasises understanding the demand and meeting through a judicious mix of the local and distant sources based on quality, availability and cost. The CWM...
July, 2016
Author: ARUP
The effects of global warming on water supply represent one of the greatest challenges for cities in the 21st century. City administrations are seeking ways to meet demand for water from growing populations while grappling with the issues presented by climate change - extreme rainfall and...
May, 2016
Author: ISET-International, CCCO Can Tho
Can Tho is situated in the centre of the Mekong Delta, with a population of approximately 1 million people. An Binh ward, a densely-populated middle to lower income residential area in the central Can Tho district of Ninh Kieu, has 10 local canals with a total length of approximately 10 km. About...
March, 2016
An interview with Mrs. Patcharin Chai-rob a local research coordinator for the Thailand Research Fund (TRF). She shared about the development of the research in line with the strategy of dealing with climate change and giving benefit to the community from the water management. The building...
February, 2016
Author: ISET–International, Climate Change Coordination Office of Da Nang city (CCCO Da Nang) and Center Vietnam Institute of Water Resources (CVIWR)
Da Nang is the socio-economic center of the central region of Vietnam and plays a critical role in regional and national development. However, the city is facing huge pressures related to water resources owing to socio-economic development, population growth, water use in upstream area and...
February, 2016
Author: ISET–International, Climate Change Coordination Office of Da Nang city (CCCO Da Nang) and Center Vietnam Institute of Water Resources (CVIWR)
Da Nang is the socio-economic center of the central region of Vietnam and plays a critical role in regional and national development. However, the city is facing huge pressures related to water resources owing to socio-economic development, population growth, water use in upstream area and...