From recovery to resilience in the Zimbabwean highlands
Zimbabwe is periodically buffeted by cyclones droughts floods and related landslides which in turn spawn health epidemics To compound matters climate change is increasing both the frequency and intensity of tropical storms and cyclones in the region As part of the Zimbabwe Idai Recovery Project funded by the World Bank and managed by the United Nations Office for Project Services UNESCO has been providing affected communities with support since 2019 to help them make the transition from disaster recovery to longterm climate resilience
UNESCO taking a bottom-up approach to water management
Global water use is projected to grow by 1 per year over the next 30 years driven by demographic growth and rising living standards The challenge will be to meet these growing needs without exhausting polluting or confiscating water resources stated UNESCOs Director General Audrey Azoulay at the Ninth World Water Forum in Dakar Senegal in March Humanitys security is at stake she warned especially in this period of accelerating climate change For UNESCO meeting these growing needs in a sustainable manner will entail adopting a bottomup approach which blends education about water from the earliest age to the involvement of local communities and young local water experts
Making a water secure world a reality for all through the Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme
Member States agree on the Implementation Plan of the 9th phase of the Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme IHPIX 20222029 entitled Science for a Water Secure World in a Changing Environment
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