Strengthening Somali Capacity to Address Disaster Risk Management
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Somalia’s development challenges are enormous. Decades of conflict, political instability, persistent drought and famine have disrupted delivery of desperately needed services, devastated human capital and physical infrastructure, and contributed to systematic impoverishment and displacement of the population. In addition, Somalia … Read More

Technical Evaluation of Water Resilience and Disaster Early Warning Communication Measures in Marshall Islands
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Targeted and evidence-based evaluation in partnership with existing national, regional, and community stakeholders and systems to strengthen and support the existing drought response coordination mechanism led by the RMI Government (i.e. the Emergency Operation Centre / NDMO and the WASH … Read More

Climate Change Adaption Modules for University Level Education
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The overall objective of the project is the development of curriculum for a climate module for various study programmes for universities in Somalia. The designed climate module shall be designed for inclusion in study programmes referring to environmental and natural … Read More

Training and Awareness Raising of Risk Mapping for Badakhshan Province
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This assignment supports the “Badakhshan Natural Disaster Prevention” project with training and awareness raising measures for previously developed disaster risk maps. Actual services provided by our staff within the assignment: Development of disaster risk map booklets with maps about floods, … Read More

SR-IUWASH Impact Evaluation: Hydrological Study Peer review
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Peer review of the hydrological component (hydrological data collection and modelling) of a USAID project evaluation. The evaluation is examining the Sumur Resapan (SR) sub-activity of the USAID Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (SR-IUWASH) project. Sumur Resapans are infiltration … Read More

Climate Risk, Vulnerability and Needs Assessment for Morobe, Madang, East Sepik, Northern and New Ireland Provinces of Papua New Guinea
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The main objective of this assessment is to identify Climate Risks in terms of, principal climate hazards that affect the province and the extent of Exposure and Vulnerability in case of each climate hazard identified and, to prepare a Composite … Read More

Assessment of Early Warning Systems for inland and coastal flooding in Papua New Guinea
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The purpose of this work is to assess the status of Early Warning Systems (EWS) and the emergency communication network for inland and coastal flooding and to provide recommendations for the improvement of the same and/or establish new systems. Specifically, … Read More

Macro level study on the integrated development potential of sand-river wadis
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Macro level study on the integrated development potential of sand-river wadis of Somaliland and Puntland. The study aims to define the hydrological principles that should be followed for improved planning, operation, maintenance and management of water resources in Somaliland and … Read More

Improved Management of Extreme Events through Ecosystem-based Adaption in Watersheds (ECOSWat)
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An increased frequency for extreme weather situations due to climate change has been predicted for Thailand. For mitigating the risks and damages, ecosystem-based approaches do not play much of a role in water resource management practices yet. Within the scope … Read More

Badakhshan Natural Disaster Prevention Project – Improvement and Awareness Raising of Risk Mapping
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Flood risk modelling and mapping for the entire Badakhshan Province of Afghanistan based on a combined modelling / remote sensing approach, the development of detailed flood maps, development of guidelines for map use in English and Dari as well as … Read More

Recovering Living Conditions and Building Resilience of Communities Affected by the 2013 Floods in Cambodia
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Study on community safe areas negatively affected by the 2013 floods. The overall purpose of the consultancy is to assess the condition and potential flood safety of identified community safe areas in flood prone areas in Sereisophon and Mongkul Borei … Read More

Disaster Risk Analysis and Mapping in Badakhshan – Phase 2
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Disaster risk analysis and mapping in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan focusing on avalanche risk and landslide risk. The assessment and mapping covers the entire Badakhshan province. Actual services provided by our staff within the assignment: Activities include ground … Read More

Responding to Climate Change in Mozambique, Phase III – Development of a Flood Extension for the Zambezi DSS and Real Time Flood Forecasting Pilot
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The project expanded the Zambezi Water Resources Decision Support System (ZDSS: hosted at http://hydro.poyry.at/zambezi/) developed by Hydroc under INGC Phase II to include flood inundation mapping and zoning under a variety of potential development options and climate change scenarios, allowing … Read More

Responding To Climate Change In Mozambique, Phase III – Agricultural Pilot Project Implementation
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Under Phase II of the INGC climate change projects in Mozambique a proposal for adapted agricultural water management under climate change conditions has been developed. The proposed measures aim at sourcing and utilising alternative water resources as well as adjusted … Read More

Climate Change Adaptation and Impact Assessment Study for Munda Dam
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Munda Dam is a multipurpose project catering for hydropower, irrigation water and flood protection purposes. The objective of the study is to assess the feasibility for constructing a hydropower dam in Munda, Pakistan. Works focus on climate change adaptation and … Read More

Integrated Flood Management in Kampala, Overall Assessment of Flood Risk with Pilot Flood Hazard Mapping under Climate Change
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The project is conducted according to the principles of integrated flood management, carried out under the auspices of UN-Habitat’s Cities and Climate Change Initiative (CCCI). The objectives of the assessment include 1. a comprehensive, city-wide assessment of the risks of … Read More

Disaster Risk Analysis and Mapping in Badakhshan
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Thorough disaster risk analysis and mapping in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan focusing on avalanche risk, flood risk and landslide risk. Four districts in Badakhshan Province are assessed, described and mapped regarding their risk profile. Actual services provided by … Read More

Responding to Climate Change in Mozambique – Component Water
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Through the project “Responding to Climate Change” the Government of Mozambique wants to prepare the country for the negative impacts of climate change while at the same time create opportunities for sustainable growth and investment. The project focuses on identifying … Read More

Climate Change Impact Assessment in Agriculture and Water Sectors Study
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The project entails collecting and collating necessary information (geological, hydro-meteorological and physiographic data) in order to analyse the impacts of climate change and variability consequences, e.g. changes in precipitation and temperature on water and agricultural sectors, including runoff, irrigation, flooding, … Read More

RIMAX Guide – Risk Management In Extreme Flood Events
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Development of a UNESCO risk management guide for extreme flood events including adaptation strategies for developing countries. The guide explains research projects conducted under RIMAX and shows adaptation strategies to use the research results in the context of the developing … Read More