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Date publication: 2016
The latest analysis of observations from the WMO Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) Programme.
Date publication: 2007
While the IFM Concept Paper is the core to conceptualize the approach of Integrated Flood Management, the Policy Series focuses on various aspects of flood management policy, including economic, environmental, legal and institutional, and social aspects.
Date publication: 2009
Integrated flood management (IFM) calls for a paradigm shift from the traditional, fragmented and localized approach, and encourages the use of the resources of a river basin as a whole, employing strategies to maintain or augment the productivity of floodplains, while at the same time providing protective measures against losses due to flooding.
Date publication: 2014
The implementation of a drought policy based on the philosophy of risk reduction can alter a nation’s approach to drought management by reducing the associated impacts (risk).