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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
With AfDB support, Africa now has direct access to satellite data to produce forecasts and prediction models that are more responsive to natural and climate disasters.
African Development Bank
2021

In this study, the authors examine: what ocean basins would be the most suitable for future seamless flood-prediction systems; how these ocean basins affect high-flow extremes (hereafter referred as extreme streamflow); and how to integrate such

Climate change, bad water management and decades of conflict have left the country unprepared to face worsening droughts, with many fleeing drought and hunger.
The Third Pole
2021

This study explores themes that require deeper understanding and engagement. It seeks to advance discussions and reflection on legal, policy, institutional and coordination approaches to dealing with displacement associated with disasters, conflict and

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees International Organization for Migration
2021

This paper discusses the PAR-CSA methodology and parameters for evaluation, including biophysical and social change. Climate change and variability are significant challenges for the environment and food security worldwide. Development strategies focusing

2021

This publication frames core challenges and major barriers that prevent water resilience in African countries. Cities in Africa face escalating water-related challenges, compounded by worsening climate change and rising urbanization. Water insecurity

World Resources Institute
Global food insecurity increased more in 2020 than in the previous five years put together, with much of the rise in hunger likely linked to COVID-19.
Science and Development Network