Tag: Water

How will El Niño affect Colombia?

Arjun Harindranath September 30, 2018 Cracked earth in the department of La Guajira. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock Colombia is likely to face the weather phenomenon El Niño this year as authorities seek to mitigate the more extreme consequences that might be felt across the country. El Niño had […]

Why Did This Once Thriving Lake Disappear?

May 20, 2017 Sarah Gibbens Previously known for having vast blue-green waters, Lake Atescatempa is now little more than a few puddles of mud. The Lake That Slowly Vanished   Once known for its fish-filled waters, Lake Atescatempa in Guatemala has dried up, leaving nearby residents hungry and displaced. […]

Global Water Partnership

Global Competition for #YouthLed Projects: Flood & Drought Special 2/28/2017 The significance of engaging young people in the design and implementation of policies, plans and standards in Disaster Risk Reduction has been recognized by the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. The Youth Forum at the Budapest […]