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Water

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

Nigeria: ‘Over 15 states, 50 local government areas likely to be flooded this year’

1 Jul 2015, Daily Trust

'It is recommended that government at all levels embark on flood prevention and mitigation measures such as construction of reservoirs, weirs as well as the continuous sensitisation of the people living in flood plains which would ensure sustainable socio-economic development in the country,' said Dr Moses Beckley, NIHSA Director General...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • 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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