The Andean Glacier and Water Atlas. The Impact of Glacier Retreat on Water Resources.

17 November 2018

Achieving and maintaining water security in vulnerable areas, such as mountainous and arid regions, is challenging. To tackle this situation, it is essential to develop mitigation and adaptation policies based on the scientific understanding of climate impacts on water security.

The Atlas provides specific recommendations on addressing the issues of water vulnerability and security. This includes improving the understanding of climate change impacts on communities, in order to strengthen local capacities to develop specific adaptation responses.

Page count: 77 pages

Publication year: 2018

Language: English

Published: UNESCO Paris and GRID-Arendal

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