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Flooding in Beletweyne

Reducing the impact of flash floods in Somalia

Interlocking problems of illegal logging, deforestation, land degradation, and climate change exacerbate the risk of devastating flooding in Somalia. Ahead of flash flood season, UNEP-DHI has released a study to aid flood management using nature-based solutions.

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Estonian wetland

UNEP launches a new strategic document on freshwater priorities

The United Nations Environment Programme has published a new strategic document outlining its freshwater-related priorities. The document, to which UNEP-DHI was a contributor, describes the crucial role of freshwater bodies in meeting water-related SDGs and in addressing the three interlinked planetary crises: climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution.

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