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Famine Early Warning Systems Network;,Livestock Early Warning Systems;,Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development;,U.S Geological Survey

Mandera district water sources assessment

(Extract from the Executive Summary) Appropriate water resource development is an important component in ensuring sustainable livelihoods in Mandera District. In order to support planning activities within the water sector, Oxfam Quebec commissioned Rural Focus Ltd. to undertake a water source assessment and mapping assignment in Mandera District. The main objective of the assignment was to establish a GIS based database of water sources and related socio-economic data for Mandera District. A subsequent phase of the exercise was to use the GIS to develop a strategic plan for rehabilitation and management of existing water sources. A team consisting of members of the Pastoral Resource Team (PRT) of Mandera District and Oxfam Quebec assisted m the identification of the types of sources and information required. Data capture forms were developed and two teams covered Mandera District visiting in total 769 water sources. Relevant data for each source, covering the geo-referenced position, capacity, operational status, management system, demand etc. were obtained and entered into a Geographical Information System - (GIS)

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Rural Focus Limited, Nanyuki (Kenya)

Drought and hydrological variablility in southern Somalia

This thesis has been carried out with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, who are in the process of developing a GIS-based andNo.8220Land and Water Information System for SomaliaandNo.8221. It is hoped that this thesis will provide some contribution to their work.br Water resources in Somalia must be understood in the most detail, and in the most practical manner, by the Somalis themselves. However, there has been only limited formal characterisation of those water resources, and as a result, this thesis is designed in part to provide a comprehensive overview of the surface water resources of Somalia, particularly the south of the country. This includes analysis of the basic characteristics of both rainfall and stream flowbr The focus of the thesis is on drought, which is an inescapable problem in a climate such as that of Somalia. Various aspects of drought must be considered, and further objectives could thus be outlined as follows:br andNo.8226To consider the problem of drought definition, and put this in the context of water availability in Southern Somaliabr andNo.8226To investigate the techniques available for drought analysis and apply these to Somaliabr andNo.8226To understand the influences on climatological and hydrological variability in Somalia, and thus the factors contributing to droughtbr Characteristics of rainfall and runoff will be considered independently. Similar techniques will be used for both, although some differences exist since rainfall is an intermittent process while the rivers in question are permanent. Analyses of the two water sources will then be compared in order to provide a more complete description.br

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Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London

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Somaliland red crescent society

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome (Italy)

Synthensis of flood warning and control for the Juba and Shabbele rivers

(Extracts from executive summary)This paper is a synthesis of relevant projects in the area of flood early warning and control. It identities opportunities for carrying the work forward in Somalia. Recognising the operational constraints of managing flood on two major rivers in a national context of complex emergency, the paper presents recommendations to bring the monitoring and response of flood on the Juba and Shabelle rivers into line with andldquobest international practiseandrdquoin flood event.

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United Nations Development Program

Access to water and institutional capacity building in Mudug and Galgadud regions of Somalia - Project Inception Report; El Der District

This report was prepared following an initial water resource baseline survey. It is intended to document basic information that should prove useful as a future reference for implementation and evaluation of the project for access to water and institutional capacity building in Mudug and Galgadud regions of Somalia. It maps out strategies on how various facets of the project will be approached if desired goals must be realised.

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Somalia Water and Land Information Management, Nairobi (Kenya)

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Water supply policy green paper (Puntland), A discusion paper for review

The objective of this Green Paper is to set out the policy for PSAWEN, Puntland State of Somalia with specific regard to water supply services. br The purpose of the Green Paper is to:ul liProvide some historical background regarding water supply in Somalia/li liExplain the development approach which has guided policy formulation/li liPut forward certain basic policy principles/li; liOutline the institutional framework proposed for water supply services/li liProvide standards and guidelines for basic service delivery/li liSet out policy for the financing of services/li; liOutline certain immediate initiatives which are being taken/li liProvide supplementary policy and briefing information on important related topics./li /ul The Green Paper is prepared by PSAWEN as discussion material for a review process. The Green Paper and the input from the review process will be endorsed by the Parliament as a White Paper on Water Policy.

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Puntland State for Water, Energy and Natural Resources Corporation,United Nations International Childrens Education Fund

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Socio-Economic and Gender Analysis,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome (Italy)

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome (Italy),Ministry of agriculture and Rangeland Development, Jordan

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Famine Early Warning Systems Network

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Republic of Somaliland

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Somalia Aid Co-ordination Body

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Somali Republic, Ministry of Agriculture

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Somalia Water and Land Information Management, Nairobi (Kenya)

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Farm Level Applied Research Methods for East and Southern Africa,Republic of Kenya

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Atlas of water resources and irrigation in Africa

Africa is the first continent for which the information system has been completed. This CD-ROM contains all the information collected and processed concerning the African continent, namely: A set of digital tables and maps on water resources and irrigation at continental level and by river basin (major basins and sub-basins) resulting from simulations on the water balance model. A set of GIS coverages and Avenue scripts on water resources and irrigation (Annex 1) intended for advanced users willing to adapt the model to their specific needs. A georeferenced database of African dams in Microsoft� Excel. AQUASTAT country profiles for the 53 countries of Africa. The programme was partly financed by the Dutch Directorate-General for International Cooperation through the Associate Professional Officer Programme. The geographical modelling tool was initially developed with technical assistance of the Center for Research in Water Resources of the University of Texas in Austin under the joint FAO/UNESCO project andrdquoWater Balance of Africaandrdquo.

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