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The Hindu Kush Himalayas is sometimes called the “Third Pole”, due to having one of the world’s largest concentrations of snow and glaciers. But with the acceleration of the effects of climate change, the glaciers are retreating rapidly.
Stockholm Environment Institute
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2021

This report presents a synthesis of published and ongoing research by REACH which explores the relationship between water security, climate and climate adaptation decisions, drawing on findings from REACH research conducted in Sub-Saharan Africa and South

Oxford University REACH UK Aid
Hydrological data set for the African continent reveals a surprise: Soil moisture, not heavy precipitation, best explains the timing of Africa’s most severe floods.
Eos - AGU

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2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Afghanistan under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Afghanistan under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific Asian Disaster Preparedness Center