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This report examines five pernicious problems identified by water supply and sanitation (WSS) service providers operating in protracted crisis in the Middle East and North Africa region. The five problems are:

  1. inadequately governed water resources
World Bank, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies United Nations Children's Fund
New report highlights five pernicious problems that are typically experienced by water supply and sanitation (WSS) service providers operating in protracted crises.
World Bank, the

This review focuses on financial support for climate change mitigation and adaptation initiatives to Middle East and North Africa’s (MENA) countries such as Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, the occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs)

Governance and Social Development Resource Centre

This paper argues that there is a need for a new policy framing that Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) investment is imperative that will generate dividends for governments and society at large. Under the auspice of the Sendai Framework for disaster risk

International Journal of Disaster Management (Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center)
A coordinated UN response plan supports Libyans already besieged by crisis.
United Nations Development Programme
A new report from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre reveals that internal displacement could globally cost U.S. $13 billion per year. Analysing the impacts on multiple sectors and eight countries, the report finds that the highest financial burdens come from lost income, support to housing and healthcare.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

This report presents estimates of the financial impact of major displacement crises in eight countries: the Central African Republic, Haiti, Libya, the Philippines, Somalia, South Sudan, Ukraine and Yemen. Of these countries, Haiti, the Philippines and

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

This paper aims to empirically establish the causal path from climate change to violent conflict and cross-border migration and explore how climate and conflict interplay in influencing asylum seekers flows. Exploiting bilateral refugee flows data for the


UNESCO World Heritage sites (WHS) located in coastal areas are increasingly at risk from coastal hazards due to sea-level rise. In this study, Mediterranean cultural WHS at risk from coastal flooding and erosion under four sea-level rise scenarios until

Nature Publishing Group

The purpose of this publication is to detail lessons learned from UNDP’s Climate Change Adaptation work and achievements in the Arab region on achieving sustainable and lasting results. Some lessons include building local capacity at all levels to ensure

Global Environment Facility United Nations Development Programme - Asia-Pacific Regional Centre