News - Disaster risk management and ecosystem restoration
As part of its reforestation activities within the “Rain Communities” project in Nepal, IRHA is working closely with the Federation of...
Build the resilience of communities exposed to climate change and major hazards by improving water and soil conservation through the implementation of ecosystem restoration, reforestation and integrated water resources management (IWRM) initiatives.
In collaboration with Kanchan Nepal, Caritas Kaolack, Océanium Dakar
Mangrove restoration, Agroforestry, ecosystem restoration
Since the 2000s, 74% of all natural disasters have been water-related (UNDRR, 2020). An estimated 2 billion people live in countries with high water stress (WMO, 2018). Finally, nearly 80% of the world's wetlands have disappeared since 1950.
Our strategy to improve the health, livelihoods and resilience of communities and ecosystems to climate change by ensuring access to water for all, everywhere is based on:
"Planting fruit trees will not only maintain the soil but also rejuvenate the community forest while creating value"
Reforestation initiative participant (Nepal) Credits @IRHA, 2021