Clean water is a commodity often hard to come by for Cambodians living in the countryside. For the most part, running water is simply unheard of.
That is beginning to change now for many villagers in Kratie province, about 315 kilometers northeast of the capital Phnom Penh. Pumping systems powered by solar energy channel clean water straight into people’s homes that are not even connected to the main power grid.
The short documentary tells the story of the vulnerable community living under risk of GLOF in Northern Pakistan.
A UNDP managed and Adaptation Fund financed project, Reducing Risks and Vulnerabilities from Glacier Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs) in Northern Pakistan, will work to reduce risks and vulnerabilities from GLOFs and snow-melt flash floods.
UNDP film Himalayan Meltdown won the prestigious Platinum Award in the broadcast documentary category at the 45th Annual Worldfest International Film Festival. The one-hour film examines the shrinking glaciers of the Himalayas and the effects they have on the lives and livelihoods of billions of people in Asia.
The land-locked country Armenia is located in the southern end of the Caucasus, on the rugged slopes of the Lesser Caucasus mountain range. The country harbours exceptionally high levels of biodiversity especially within the temperate region. The forest ecosystems of Armenia have rightly been identified as a global conservation priority.