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Integrated Drought Management: Monitoring and Early Warning 

The UNEP-DHI Centre has developed a free online course “Integrated Drought Management: Monitoring and Early Warning” in partnership with Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP), Cap-Net UNDP, World Meteorological Organization, Global Water Partnership, and the Volta Flood and Drought Management project in English and French.

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Rivers, lakes under mounting pressure

Read this Q&A session with Susan Gardner, Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Ecosystems Division, who talks about the perils facing freshwater resources, how to restore them, the importance of tracking water-related environmental data, and how UNEP is taking forward the outcomes of the UN 2023 Water Conference.

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From big data to big information: how Global Hydrological Models are revolutionising the measurement and management of water resources

Ever wondered what Global Hydrological Models (GHMs) are … or perhaps you have never even heard of them? A few weeks ago, Alexandra Murray, a Water Resources Engineer working at DHI, co-published a key scientific article in the Journal of Hydrology about DHI’s own GHM. This week, Alex sat down with Gareth James Lloyd from the UNEP-DHI Centre to have a chat about these game-changing tools and their application.

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Historic UN water conference comes amid surge in floods, droughts

The 2023 UN Water Conference is a landmark conference on fresh water taking place at UN Headquarters in New York, 22-24 March 2023, co-hosted by the Government of Tajikistan and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is expected to focus on the rising toll of the climate crisis and the effort to provide clean drinking water to a global population of over 8 billion.

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Shrinking glaciers upend lives across South America

The tropical glaciers of the Andes, which feed many of the rivers in the Amazon basin, are some of the fastest retreating ice packs in the world. Their disappearance is not only upending lives in mountain communities, it is also sparking water shortages and hampering hydro-electric power generation across lowland communities home to hundreds of millions of people.

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