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This issue includes 5 articles on climate change adaptation related issues.

Flooding and the urban poor:
This first article describes how climate change will exacerbate the problems associated with floods in urban areas, with examples from Uganda.


International Institute for Environment and Development

This paper conceptualizes Integrated Flood Management (IFM) as a subset of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and describes the interplay between floods and the development process. It takes a look at traditional flood management options from

World Meteorological Organization Global Water Partnership Associated Programme on Flood Management

Torrential rains in Djibouti on 11-14 April 2004 resulted in flash floods in many areas, predominantly affecting the Ambouli River Oued (banks). It is estimated that approximately 300 people died; 600 houses were destroyed and another 100 inundated; 3,000

World Health Organization

These guidelines are oriented to the needs of the decision-maker and provide a description of the range of mitigation options that need to
be considered when making efforts to reduce losses from flooding. The guidelines are designed to provide an

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction United Nations - Headquarters

This publication examines the role of (water) law in the context of Integrated Flood Management. The result is a panoramic study of the necessary interfaces in this subject area, with a view to identifying best practices that might be studied in more

Global Water Partnership Associated Programme on Flood Management Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science World Meteorological Organization

This paper is an attempt to involve stakeholders and civil society in decision-making with regard to policy, planning and implementation direction in flood management issues and lays down a framework for a rational approach. It introduces the elements of

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center Global Water Partnership Associated Programme on Flood Management World Meteorological Organization

Integrated Flood Management (IFM) addresses issues of human security and sustainable development from a perspective of flood management, within the framework of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). Some of the underlying causes that make it

World Meteorological Organization

Expert Group Meeting on “Environmental management and the mitigation of natural disasters: a gender perspective”, 6-9 November 2001, Ankara, Turkey:

This paper addresses the importance of gender concerns in natural disaster contexts and illustrates its

United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women International Labour Organization