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Reducing the risk of glacial lake outburst floods in Pakistan

Pakistan has faced catastrophic floods in recent years that have killed and displaced thousands, and destroyed countless homes and livelihoods. What is it like to live in Pakistan’s flood prone areas?

Making rural water challenges visible through social media campaigns

Many people in Nigeria do not have access to safe drinking water, especially in remote rural villages. Social activist Samuel Omaka created a social media campaign to tackle this issue.

We cannot turn away from our rivers

Photographer Abhishek Singh travelled along a large tributary river of the Ganges in India, called the Yamuna. He captured life and activists trying to clean the polluted lifeline of these Indian people.

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Life in the Sundarbans: This is what resilience looks like

Mangroves around the world are shrinking due to industrial development and climate change. Our correspondent Supratim went to the Sundarbans in India to show what happens as mangrove forests disappears.

Are we listening enough to the needs of African people?

Deltares expert Victor Langenberg works in Africa. He is surprised about the way Western experts try to spread their water innovations across this continent.

Interview: This ambassador praises resilience of Bangladeshis

Dutch Ambassador Cuelenaere talks about her collaboration with the Bangladeshis and contributions by the Dutch water sector.

Podcast: Henk Ovink about Water as Leverage

We talked with Dutch Water Envoy Henk Ovink about water as leverage for making cities resilient, the need to collaborate and the power of storytelling.

Are we listening enough to the needs of African people?

Deltares expert Victor Langenberg works in Africa. He is surprised about the way Western experts try to spread their water innovations across this continent.

“The international water sector needs more aha moments”

Hydraulic engineer Gerard Pichel initiated the water club and explains the importance of sharing knowledge.

Interview: This ambassador praises resilience of Bangladeshis

Dutch Ambassador Cuelenaere talks about her collaboration with the Bangladeshis and contributions by the Dutch water sector.

Podcast: Why Nextblue?

Dutch radio De Late Avond interviewed Nextblue about the power of storytelling in the water sector.

The Dutch water sector could benefit from storytelling

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World Water Week

The World Water Week in Stockholm takes place from 23 - 28 August 2020. The theme for 2020 is “Water and Climate Change – Accelerating Action” with a focus on innovation, science and ...

The World Water Week in Stockholm takes place from 23 - 28 August 2020. The theme for 2020 is “Water and Climate Change – Accelerating Action” with a focus on innovation, science and ...

The World Water Week in Stockholm takes place from 23 - 28 August 2020. The theme for 2020 is “Water and Climate Change – Accelerating Action” with a focus on innovation, science and actions. ...

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Climate Adaptation Summit

On 22 October 2020, the Netherlands will host the Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS). This summit of global leaders reflects the need to adapt now to the impacts of our changing climate. ...

On 22 October 2020, the Netherlands will host the Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS). This summit of global leaders reflects the need to adapt now to the impacts of our changing climate. ...

On 22 October 2020, the Netherlands will host the Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS). This summit of global leaders reflects the need to adapt now to the impacts of our changing climate. The summit will help ...

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