Extreme weather now regularly causes devastation to small island nations. This leads to big problems for water supplies, which are highly exposed, yet are critical to communities and for economic development. Ensuring water supplies are resilient should be a top priority, but challenges remain in improving systems, strengthening institutions and securing investment. In the Caribbean, HR Wallingford’s water and climate resilience experts have been working to help the region’s water sector address these challenges. George Woolhouse explains the initiative and how the team’s work could be translated to attract increased investment for other small islands states.
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