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Afghanistan Flood Report 2017

Afghanistan Flood Report 2017

Source: ACAPS, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 07/04/2017

 

Continuous heavy rainfall since February has caused severe flooding in Khashrod and Chakhansur districts in Nimroz province. As of 23 February several homes had been destroyed or swept away by flood waters, and over 20,000 hectares of arable land had been submerged in flood water. An estimated 3,000 people have...

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Global Water Wars [Video]

Global Water Wars [Video]

Source: National Geographic, 2017

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/03/2017

 

This episode of Parched zeroes in on India and Syria, two of the world’s most vulnerable hot spots for water-related conflict.

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Exploring Access to Portable Water and Sanitation Practices in a Post-Conflict Environment: The Case of Gulu District, Northern Uganda

Exploring Access to Portable Water and Sanitation Practices in a Post-Conflict Environment: The Case of Gulu District, Northern Uganda

Source: SIT Graduate Institute, 2016

Author(s): Peyton Going

Countries: Uganda

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/03/2017

 

Over the course of 30 days of fieldwork in October and November of 2016, data was collected through interviews conducted with local government officials, researchers and academics, and village community members of Gulu District. The aim of this study was to determine the extent to which agencies have improved water...

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Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)

Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)

Source: Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 2017

Author(s): Shaun Lin

Countries: Myanmar, Thailand

Topics: Basic Services, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/03/2017

 

The effort to sustain economic growth has seen many countries keenly demand and seek energy. This is especially so in East Asia, where energy demand is growing because of rapid urban growth. Energy security, therefore, is of critical concern for the governments of those countries to ensure their cities secure...

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Afghanistan WASH Cluster Detail Operational Plan - HRP 2017

Afghanistan WASH Cluster Detail Operational Plan - HRP 2017

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Gender, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

According to UNICEF-WHO joint monitoring report 2015, 68 percent of Afghans don’t have access to improved sanitation and nearly 15 million, 45 percent use unimproved water sources. The provinces with higher intensity of conflicts are also the ones with poor WASH indicators (ALCS 2014). Safe hygiene behaviours like handwashing with...

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Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Land Use and Transboundary Freshwater Resources

Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Land Use and Transboundary Freshwater Resources

Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , 2016

Author(s): Marc François Müller, Jim Yoon, Steven M. Gorelick, Nicolas Avisse, Amaury Tilmant

Countries: Syria

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/02/2017

 

Since 2013, hundreds of thousands of refugees have migrated southward to Jordan to escape the Syrian civil war that began in mid-2011. Evaluating impacts of conflict and migration on land use and transboundary water resources in an active war zone remains a challenge. However, spatial and statistical analyses of satellite...

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Identifying Synergies and Tradeoffs in the Sustainability Security Nexus: The Case of Israeli-Palestinian Wastewater Treatment Regime

Identifying Synergies and Tradeoffs in the Sustainability Security Nexus: The Case of Israeli-Palestinian Wastewater Treatment Regime

Source: Hydrological Sciences Journal, 2015

Author(s): Itay Fischhendler

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Basic Services, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/01/2017

 

The literature on environmental security often assumes complementarity between promoting sustainability and broader security goals. As sustainability and security are viewed to be positively correlated the possible tradeoffs between security objectives and aspects of sustainable development have largely been overlooked. This study examines under what conditions these tradeoffs are likely...

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Avoiding Catastrophes: Seeking Synergies among the Public Health, Environmental Protection, and Human Security Sectors

Avoiding Catastrophes: Seeking Synergies among the Public Health, Environmental Protection, and Human Security Sectors

Source: The Lancet Global Health, 2016

Author(s): Peter Stoett, Peter Daszak, Cristina Romanelli, Catherine Machalaba, Ronald Behringer, Frank Chalk, Stephen Cornish, Simon Dalby, Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, Zaryab Iqbal, Tom Koch, Florian Krampe, Marieme Lo, Keith Martin, Kyle Matthews, and Jason W.

Topics: Basic Services, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation

Added: 29/09/2016

 

Global health catastrophes have complex origins, often rooted in social disruption, poverty, conflict, and environmental collapse. Avoiding them will require a new integrative analysis of the links between disease, armed conflict, and environmental degradation within a socioecological vulnerability and human security context. Exploring these connections was the aim of Avoiding Catastrophe:...

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Waste Management and Problems of Groundwater Pollution in Karst Environments in the Context of a Post-Conflict Scenario: The Case of Mostar (Bosnia Herzegovina)

Waste Management and Problems of Groundwater Pollution in Karst Environments in the Context of a Post-Conflict Scenario: The Case of Mostar (Bosnia Herzegovina)

Source: Habitat International, 2009

Author(s): Fabiana Calo and Mario Parise

Countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Topics: Basic Services, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 08/06/2016

 

The town of Mostar, in Bosnia Herzegovina, has been theatre of many tragic events during the wars in the Balkans, culminating with the destruction in November 1993 of the historical bridge over the Neretva River. Besides the problems related to destruction of the town, displacement of people, and the tensions...

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Afghanistan/Pakistan: Earthquake - Apr 2016

Afghanistan/Pakistan: Earthquake - Apr 2016

Source: ReliefWeb, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/06/2016

 

No casualties have been reported as a result of the 6.6-magnitude earthquake that struck north-eastern Afghanistan on the afternoon of 10 April, according to initial reports received 11 April by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The National Emergency Operation Centre for the Afghanistan National Disaster Management...

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