Archive How can we prepare for worsening floods?

  • By Thomson Reuters Foundation?
  • 27/09/2017

Mahamane Soumana throws a net in his home's flooded yard in Banga Bana district in Niamey, Niger, September 9, 2017. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Morgane Le Cam

September 27, 11 am UK time / This online debate will discuss how different communities around the world were affected by worsening floods, how they coped – for example through climate information or index-based insurance – and how they could better prepare for future flooding. Our panel of experts includes Supachai Tantikom, chief resilience officer of Bangkok; Madan Pariyar from iDE Nepal; Niels Holm-Nielsen from the World Bank; Niek de Goeij from Catholic Relief Services in Mali; and Michael Szoenyi from Zurich Insurance Group

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