Water, sanitation, and hygiene in resilient cities: WASH & RESCUE

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SEI Senior Research Fellow Frank Thomalla speaks on the IGNITE stage at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), in Sendai, Japan, 16 March 2015.

This presentation explores the links between DRR and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems in urban areas, drawing on insights from an ongoing SEI project. Thomalla explains how to translate general notions of resilience to operational WASH systems in urban contexts affected by extreme waters, such as droughts and floods.


Credit: UNISDR
Length: 15:12min
Language: English

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