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Water resource management strategies which mitigate the risk of floods and drought, as well as the improvement of water conservation and water quality.

Uganda: Harvesting water to build community resilience in Karamoja - WFP

10 Jul 2015, WFP

In Uganda’s poorest region, Karamoja, WFP is using funding from the UK, to help communities access water. Frequent droughts and erratic rains, caused by the impact of climate change, have resulted in the inability of soil to retain water. The Nayese sand dam is one of many water harvesting and catchment projects to help build their resilience to the impacts of climate change...


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  • Indicator 4.6 [PDF, 85Kb]Procedures are in place to assess the disaster risk impacts of major development projects, especially infrastructure

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