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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.

'Sand dams' bank water for dry season in semi-arid Kenya

20 Aug 2014, TRF

'When we initiated this project, we had our own ideas, such as sinking boreholes. But on consulting community members, they insisted that harvesting and storing rainwater would be a better answer to their prevailing water problems,' said Annie Murimi, the Utooni organisation’s development officer...


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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