This paper considers the physical and fi nancial implications for urban areas of the potential impacts of climate variability and change on water resources, illustrated by examples from sub-Saharan Africa, which is likely to be one of the most vulnerable and most affected regions. Water management, which will be particularly affected by climate change, could provide an opportunity to initiate structured adaptation responses.

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Muller, Mike

Muller, Mike (2007): Adapting to climate change: water management for urban resilience. Environment & Urbanization, Vol 19(1): 99–113. DOI: 10.1177/0956247807076726

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