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Bio-dyke, an environment friendly solution to protect river banks

Bio-dyke is a bio engineering measure to manage and control flood water movement such as redirecting flood run-off through the use of flood walls and flood gates. This technology for controlling riverine floods is useful when there is no immediate need of heavy engineering works ...

Appropriate technologies to improve evacuation routes and vehicle access in case of emergency

Disaster risk analysis is the result of studying the hazards or threats and the conditions of exposure and vulnerability in local populations. In the case of floods and associated hazards, there are multiple alternatives to reduce these risk conditions, being structural measures ...

El frijol Caupí, recuperación y seguridad alimentaria pos emergencias por lluvias

Según el reporte del Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (INDECI) en marzo del 2017, los agricultores de los distritos de Tambogrande, Curamori, Catacaos y La Matanza en Piura fueron los más afectados por la emergencia del Niño Costero de ese mismo año. Dicho reporte, realiza...

Tecnología y conocimiento a prueba: El Niño Costero

Ante el incremento del número de personas afectadas por inundaciones a nivel mundial, nace el Programa Global de Resiliencia frente a Inundaciones del Grupo Zurich, llamado proyecto “Aliados ante Inundaciones” en Perú. La primera etapa del programa se encuentra en implement...

Floating Farms

Rising sea levels are increasing the salinity of water sources near the coastline of Bangladesh making it harder for farmers to grow their crops.  Growing conditions are already challenging as the clay soil becomes hard during the dry season (November to March) while prolonge...