Guidance on water and adaptation to climate change

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Climate change will result in significant impacts on our water resources and some of the effects are already visible now. Moreover, climate change impacts on water resources will have cascading effects on human health and many parts of the economy and society, as various sectors directly depend on water. The Guidance aims to spur climate change adaptation that takes into account the transboundary dimension of water management. It is a novel and innovative product which focuses on the transboundary setting and illustrates the steps needed to develop an adaptation strategy.

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This publication would not have been possible without the generous contributions of many governments, individuals and international organizations. The UNECE Water Convention secretariat expresses its gratitude to the members of bodies under the Convention and the Protocol on Water and Health, as well as the expert reviewers and all those who provided case studies, contributions and comments.

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