Nature-based solutions for disaster risk reduction

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Working with nature and green infrastructure can improve the management of water resources and contribute to reducing risks associated with water-related disasters and climate change while restoring and protecting ecosystems.

Solutions to reduce the loss of lives and livelihoods from urban floods can be exercised by individuals and local govts.
Down To Earth
Man planting mangroves in the water in Indonesia.
A restoration pilot project on Java island is helping villagers protect their communities as climate change spurs worsening floods
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
Sarajevo river in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The two latest knowledge products on Nature-based Solutions (NbS) present key findings and recommendations on how to enhance climate change adaptation and help reduce the risk of disasters in the Western Balkans.
International Union for the Conservation of Nature
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This report provides an overview of the topical challenges and explores options for addressing regulatory and governance issues as barriers to Nature-based Solutions implementation.
International Union for the Conservation of Nature Silvestrum Climate Associates Ministry of the Environment (Sweden) Subnational Climate Finance
Nature-based solutions are the protection, management and restoration of natural systems (such as trees and forests, wetlands and grasslands) to address societal challenges.
World Resources Institute
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2022
This study presents the LIFE-MyBuildingisGreen project, its objectives, and expected results. The project focuses on public buildings dedicated to education and social services existing in all cities and towns in Europe.
IntechOpen Limited