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West Africa better prepared to contain future Ebola outbreak

VOA

All the improvements made in infrastructure, response systems and skills training as well as the funding and expertise due to the Ebola outbreak must remain in West Africa in order to respond to flare-ups of the disease.

  • Europe adapts as climate change becomes reality

    EC

    Europe is taking a leading role in efforts to help agriculture, utilities and urban planners adapt to climate change as the floods, droughts and heatwaves that have been predicted for decades start to become a reality.

  • Management requires measurement: reducing flood by improving response time

    GFDRR

    The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is piloting open-source mobile weather stations with the Irrigation Department in the Nachchaduwa catchment, an important source of water in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. The new system provides more accurate rainfall data, preventing reservoir spills and flooding of the agricultural and residential land.

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