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OPINION: New approaches needed to tackle water, sanitation and hygiene

As the population of a country grows, so too do the complications around safe water, sanitation and hygiene. Climate change will cause greater rainfall variability in many parts of Africa, compounding these problems. Adam Harvey, director of Whave Solutions, looks at work being piloted in Uganda to ensure safe and secure water. [more...]

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EVENT: Gauging the climate before Sendai

As countries around the world gear up to the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) Sendai, Japan, many important questions remain on the makeup and coordination of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction. Listen to expert speakers at this livestreamed event and pose your questions online: Tuesday 3 March, 12:00 (UK time). [more...]