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IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre
This thematic overview paper (TOP) explores current thinking about conflict management in the water and sanitation sector. Reviews different options for conflict management, putting special emphasis on mediation to encourage dialogue and shared action to resolve many water supply and sanitation conflicts.
Integrated risk management to protect drinking water and sanitation services facing natural disasters
This report explains the concept of integrated risk management, a strategic and proactive approach to anticipating, assessing and managing natural events. By analysing the main risks and investing in prevention and mitigation, societies become less vulnerable. Financial, social and environmental damage and rehabilitation and reconstruction costs are reduced.