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Engaging communities and building flood resilience

Source : https://www.worldwildlife.org/

Article by : Ms. Kusum Athukorala – Regional Chair, GWP SAS

As climate change intensifies, flooding is increasingly threatening communities, livelihoods, and economies. Has this shifted your perspective on floods?

Dramatically. My native home is very close to a major river in Sri Lanka. Flooding was an annual event. But now, places that used to get inundated mildly are inundated heavily. All this increased flooding has gone hand in hand with the filling in of wetlands. Pair that with climate change, and we are having “100-year floods” sometimes twice a year. Read full article

Some views of World Women’s Day 2022 from our partners

Click here to see messages on World Women’s Day 2022 from our partners

4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit (APWS)

Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF) is organizing the 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit (APWS) on 23-24 April 2022.

The objective of the 4th APWS is to share forward-looking solutions and practices to Heads of State and Government and support their policy decisions to accelerate actions to conduct quality growth toward a resilient, inclusive, and sustainable society by resolving various water-related issues in the recovery of COVID-19 pandemic in the region. Organisers aim to discuss how to provide practical actions and solutions in the light of science and technologies, governance, and finance.