This study provides a quantitative and comprehensive view of water security in the countries of Asia and the Pacific. By focusing on critical water issues, it provides finance and planning leaders with recommendations on policy actions to improve water governance and guidance on investments to increase their country's water security. The authors stress that the social, economic, and political consequences of water shortages are real, as are the effects of water-related disasters exacerbated by climate change.
Format: Digital (Free)
ISBN (or other code): 978-92-9092-989-5
Tags: Water ; Climate change ; Disaster Risk Financing, Disaster risk transfer ; Hazard risk assessment or analysis ; Urban zone ; Natural hazards ; Region II - Asia ; Region V - South-West Pacific Add tag