Hydro-climatic disasters are responsible for the serious disruption of the functioning of a society or community and widespread human, material or environmental losses. These disasters and the communities exposed to them may be expected to climb with increased climate variability as a result of climate change.
Conflict is an unavoidable aspect of human social systems. Given the central importance of water resources to all human communities, it is natural that conflicts arise with regard to access, allocation, development and management of the resource. This training manual is compiled from many training courses held by partner networks of Cap-Net.