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Farm animal protection: Tapescos.

The population of the municipality of Jonuta (Tabasco, Mexico), which depends heavily on farming for its subsistence, loses many farm animals during floods. To protect their livelihoods, the people have re-adopted and improved the local practice of building bird shelters...

The Flood Early Warning Early Action System

Half of Indonesia’s population of approximately 141 million people lives on the island of Java. It is the most populous island on Earth. Java is home to several river systems, of which the most significant are the Citarum river and the Bengawan Solo. Due to changing climate and...

Plecostomus: alternative family income and livelihood.

The communities in the municipality of Jonuta (Tabasco, Mexico), have been coached in how to use the Plecostomus as a food source. The money generated in wages and from sales of Plecostomus have increased family incomes and improved local subsistence practices.....

Infiltration wells for flood mitigation in Sewu Village

The residents of Sewu Village (Surakarta District, Indonesia) have built infiltration wells to reduce the risk of flooding. Infiltration wells enable water to seep into the ground and can be used, for instance, to tackle flooding in watersheds (Kusnaedi, 2007)...

Helping Tugu Utara Village deal with waste

The Flood Resilience Programme (FRP) has applied a ‘one river – one management’ approach in Indonesia. It addressed impacts in the downstream community of Ciliwung (Jakarta) and also their causes further upstream in Bogor. One of the main issues upstream, based on a detaile...