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Traditional bolivian woman in traditional dress, walking trought the Sun island in lake Titicaca, Bolivia
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In the last year, the Bolivian people have had to cope with devastating floods, the hottest year on record, and the most severe drought in their history.
Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre
Women in Bolivia reconstruct the Temple on Isla del Sol using all hand tools
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Emergencies and disasters do not affect men and women equally; according to the UNDP, women are 14 times more likely to die than men in the event of a disaster. Practical Action is works with Bolivian communities to decrease the gender gap amid disasters.
Flood Resilience Portal
Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
Documents and publications
This seismic risk profile of Bolivia, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
Forested mountain slopes, Banten, Indonesia
Research briefs
An article published in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction discusses Amazon Rainforest wildfire governance with local community participation in the tri-national border region between Peru, North Brazil, and Pando in Bolivia.
São Paulo Research Foundation (Agência FAPESP)
Cover Stories of Climate Change
Documents and publications
'Everyday Stories of Climate Change', is a comic that threads together qualitative research about low-income families' experiences and adaptation to climate change across five countries.
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Find out how Practical Action Bolivia involved local youth in their Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities approach. And what the benefits were, to the young people, their communities, and to Practical Action.
Flood Resilience Portal
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The Bolivia Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project, the first large climate change project in Bolivia financed by the World Bank, aimed to turn climate-smart, integrated river basin management theory into practice.
World Bank, the
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The National Adaptation Plan Global Support Programme (NAP-GSP) hosted a webinar exchange with over 60 participants about “Integrating Climate Risks in the Water Sector” with a focus on NAP formulation.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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