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Water and Risk: Developing sustainable and resilient communities

  • Åse Johannessen
  • Christine Wamsler
  • Per Becker
  • Jenny Fredby
  • Olle Castell
  • Erik Rottier
  • Åke Sivertun
  • Gunilla Björklund
  • Roger Roffey
Publishing year: 2014
Language: English
Document type: Report
Publisher: Stockholm International Water Institute

Abstract english

Key Messages

• Sweden has an ideal opportunity to become a more important effect, reflecting the views of several Swedish organisations active international partner in DRR and resilience activities, originating in this area. from its strong history of donor support and long engagement

• Acting on this opportunity would enable timely Swedish in DRR. contributions to the increasing global debate on the need to build

• The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs plays an important role resilience to a multi-risk environment. This includes small scale and in contributing to relevant global processes; mainly the successor slow-onset disasters, violent conflict, uncontrolled urbanisation, framework to the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA2) the rising consumption, environmental degradation Post-2015 Agenda and associated Sustainable Development and climate change. Goals. This document outlines some recommendations to this


  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary


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