Sub-Saharan Africa is already feeling the effects of climate change. Extreme weather events – such as floods, droughts and storms – threaten this region’s economies, and underscore the need for climate-resilient infrastructure.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Nagar Panchayat Moonak & Others Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 23/09/2019 regarding the problem of flood in the Ghaggar basin. The Central Water and Power Research Station (CWPRS), Pune through an order of April 29, 2019 was asked to "expedie the enquiry pertaining to the mitigation of the flood problem in the Ghaggar basin and submit a report by the first week of July, 2019." The enquiry was not completed as Haryana and Punjab did not provide the required information.

‘Rivers of Hope’ captures the struggles of the riparian communities to survive around the raging rivers in Assam and Uttar Pradesh.

Freshwater ecosystems cover only 0.8% of the earth’s surface, but they are amongst the most diverse systems in the world. They are vital for the life and well-being of billions of people as they provide different direct and indirect services.

The Blue Peace Index examines the extent to which countries and basins are managing their shared water resources in a sustainable, equitable and collaborative manner. The index is a tool for understanding challenges and opportunities for improving transboundary water cooperation and management of shared water resources.

This report is designed for those working in the fields of water resources management and natural resources conservation who want to consider new patterns of source water protection in light of ongoing climate change.

This publication explores the potential of the Meghna River as an alternative water source for Dhaka. It also describes the fragile state of the city’s current drinking water supply due to increasing demand and surface contamination.

Wetlands are one of the most crucial sources of freshwater and one of the most productive ecosystems on the planet. The Gangetic wetlands are the largest riverine wetland system in India.

Springs are the most important source of water for millions of people in the mid-hills of the Himalaya. Both rural and urban communities depend on springs for meeting their drinking, domestic, and agricultural water needs.

Although China has one of the most densely populated coastal areas on Earth and is home to some of the world’s busiest ports, it is not protected by an International Maritime Organization-designated Emission Control Area (ECA).

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