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We are hiring!

Our team is currently looking for an intern or a part-time Student Assistant with a strong communications profile, as well as a solid understanding of environmental issues, to join our team at the Centre.

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The rising waters of Lake Turkana: a story of friend turned foe 

Lake Turkana and its river basins are vital for the people, economies and wildlife of both Kenya and Ethiopia. Given the region’s historic vulnerability to drought, it was a surprise to many when devastating floods hit lakeside settlements in 2020. However, a recent study by the UNEP-DHI indicates that such floods may become a more regular occurrence in years to come…

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Celebrating World Habitat Day: leaving no one behind in the quest for sustainable development 

A cascade of challenges- from climate change and COVID 19 to rising conflict- is widening the inequalities in living conditions across the world. Rapid urbanization is exacerbating many of the challenges. If the pledge of the 2030 Agenda to leave no one behind is to be met, urgent action is needed in extending basic infrastructure, including water and sanitation, to all.

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Why UNEP-DHI Centre is an increasingly key UNEP freshwater partner

The UNEP-DHI centre is a long-term partner of the United Nations Environment Programme, providing cutting-edge technical expertise to aid the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water. Gareth James Lloyd, the centre’s deputy Chief Manager, explains how UNEP-DHI came to being, and why it’s work on freshwater ecosystems is critical for UNEP.

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Reducing the impact of flash floods in Somalia

Interlocking problems of illegal logging, deforestation, land degradation, and climate change exacerbate the risk of devastating flooding in Somalia. Ahead of flash flood season, UNEP-DHI has released a study to aid flood management using nature-based solutions.

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UNEP-DHI Centre

UNEP-DHI Centre on Water and Environment

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