Women are fleeing their homes due to severe floods in Bangladesh, 2017. Credit: Farid Ahmed

19 August 2021

How social inequalities amplify water-related climate vulnerability

Dr Sonia Hoque, Dr Catherine Grasham and Dr Marina Korzenevica shed light on the lived experiences of water-related climate vulnerability to re-emphasise the importance of social research to ensure just outcomes in the fight against climate change.

Read more
Sulem Hire 9, uses a rope attached to a jerry can to pull water from a borehole in Hadhwe sub-district. Sulem says because it’s the school break season she can help her family with household chores particularly needed in this difficult drought affected season. February 1, 2017, Hadhawe village, Somali regional state, Ethiopia. ©UNICEF Ethiopia/2016/Ayene

10 August 2021

Putting power, politics and people at the heart of climate resilience

In this explainer, Dr Catherine Fallon Grasham breaks down the concept of climate resilience, what it is and why it is political. She argues for anyone working on climate resilience to keep power, politics and people at the heart of policy and practice.

Read more
Woman walking with donkeys carrying water during drought in Ethiopia. Credit: Ayene, UNICEF Ethiopia

3 August 2021

REACH Climate Resilience Report: Water security is critical to advance climate resilience

Dr Katrina Charles summarises key messages from REACH’s new Water Security for Climate Resilience Report. The report synthesis six years of interdisciplinary research on climate resilience and water security.

Read more

Kelly Ann Naylor, Associate Director, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Section, Programme Division, UNICEF

'Our partnership with REACH recognises science has a critical role in designing and delivering effective policy and improving practice on the ground.'

© 2021 REACH