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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.

Zimbabwe: Fleeing drought - Climate migrants press Zimbabwe's fertile east

27 Aug 2015, TRF

Droughts linked to climate change in Manicaland's western low-lying areas are the underlying cause for the migration of thousands of people to 'fertile land not designated for human habitation' in the eastern highlands...This could lead to the area 'facing a drought of their own', reports Thomson Reuters Foundation. UNDP has launched a $4 million fund to find a solution to this climate change-induced migration...


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