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Climate Change Adaptation in the Water Sector

Climate change, which is associated with global warming, changes in precipitation patterns and sea level rise, adversely affects the hydrological cycle and may cause water scarcity, droughts, floods and erosion (biophysical impacts). This factsheet contains adaptation strategies for the water sector to increase its resilience to these threats to economic growth, public health, infrastructure, social cohesion and political stability.


Author:

Feiereisen, P., Oberkircher, L.

Publisher:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Eschborn, Germany

Year:

2012

Pages:

2

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Bibliographic information:
Feiereisen, P., Oberkircher, L. (2012). Climate Change Adaptation in the Water Sector. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Eschborn, Germany.


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