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A collection of insights relating to flooding, water scarcity and sanitation in the UK and Overseas; Investigating the impact of water management on communities, economies and politics. Water is essential to life and human resilience. The following are examples of resource management across climates and issues relating to water abundance, scarcity and the infrastructures to deliver potable water.
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Accountability and Non-discrimination in Flood Risk Management: Investigating the potential of a rights-based approach. A Honduras case study | Publication | Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Accountability and Non-discrimination in Flood Risk Management: Investigating the potential of a rights-based approach. A Honduras case study | Publication | Overseas Development Institute (ODI) | Water - Sustainable Resource Management | Scoop.it
This report describes how the flood management/DRR ‘sector’ in Honduras has been ‘scoped’ using tools of analysis to investigate how well (or inadequately) poor populations at risk are being served by current laws, policies and institutions.
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Rights-based approach to FRM/DRR.

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Quality and Environmental Management Systems | Cain Bio-Engineering

Quality and Environmental Management Systems | Cain Bio-Engineering | Water - Sustainable Resource Management | Scoop.it
Cain Bio-Engineering operates an Environmental Management System which has been independently assessed to meet International Standard ISO 14001:2004. Environmental Management Policy Cain Bio-Engineering is committed to continuously improving its environmental performance and operates an Environmental Management System. Cain Bio-Engineering undertakes to:
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River environment management in the UK...

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WaterAid UK - Where we work

WaterAid UK - Where we work | Water - Sustainable Resource Management | Scoop.it
WaterAid is an international charity working in 27 countries worldwide, with a focus on bringing clean and safe water, sanitation and hygiene to some of the world's poorest communities.
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A charitable perspective...

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Africa: Tackling Water, Sanitation, Energy Nexus Key to Sustainable ...

Africa: Tackling Water, Sanitation, Energy Nexus Key to Sustainable ... | Water - Sustainable Resource Management | Scoop.it
The water, sanitation and sustainable energy crises are the among the world's pre-eminent development challenges, senior United Nations officials warned on Wednesday, urging Member States to adopt coherent integrated ...
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Managing water for the next generation...

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Why Safe Water and Sanitation is a Key for Sustainable ... - 3BL Media

Why Safe Water and Sanitation is a Key for Sustainable ... - 3BL Media | Water - Sustainable Resource Management | Scoop.it
H&M Conscious Foundation Manager Helena Thybell, Supermodel Alek Wek and Allison Tummon Kamphuis, P&G share a common goal. They all want to improve access to safe water and sanitation (WASH). This Thursday ...
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Safe drinking water on grounds of CSR.

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The hidden costs of the UK floods will surpass the obvious damage | Opinion | Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

The hidden costs of the UK floods will surpass the obvious damage | Opinion | Overseas Development Institute (ODI) | Water - Sustainable Resource Management | Scoop.it
'With the shocking UK floods only now starting to recede, and increasing calls for an honest assessment of the choices that lie ahead, it is time to consider if we understand what the impact of disasters really means to in richer countries.'
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Great article on the hidden / intangible cost of disaster. UK Floods...

 

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Environmental academic angle

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Some suggested reading from Jeffrey Bury at USCS - Environmental Studies/ Latin American Anthropology...

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Peru bores through Andes to water desert after century of dreams | Reuters

Peru bores through Andes to water desert after century of dreams | Reuters | Water - Sustainable Resource Management | Scoop.it
OLMOS, Peru (Reuters) - Peru's Olmos Valley might be a desert now, with rare rains and rivers that trickle to life for just a few months a year, but a radical engineering solution for water scarcity could
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Turning desserts into gardens, tunneling through a mountain range in the process - Peru

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Post-2015 development agenda: water, sanitation and sustainable ...

Post-2015 development agenda: water, sanitation and sustainable ... | Water - Sustainable Resource Management | Scoop.it
Water, sanitation and sustainable energy are at the core of sustainable development and the overarching goal of poverty eradication, and are closely linked to the achievement of internationally agreed development goals, ...
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Development goals...

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