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.

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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.

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Women carrying water in Coastal Bangladesh, Khulna district

14 June 2021

Policy reform for safe drinking water services for rural Bangladesh: The SafePani model

This blog presents the SafePani model, a new institutional framework for rural water service delivery in Bangladesh.

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