DROUGHT MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES

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Authors and Collaborators

Executive Summary: Background, objetives and contents of the Guidelines

1. Overview and use of the Guidelines
1.1. Responding to drought management challenges
1.2. Components of the Guidelines

2. The planning framework
2.1. Defining the planning purpose and process
2.2. Defining a common language among stakeholders
2.3. Defining the drought management approaches

3. Organizational component
3.1. Overview
3.2. The geographical unit
3.3. The stakeholders
3.4. The legal and institutional framework
3.5. Design of drought committees

4. Methodological component
4.1. Overview
4.2. Drought characterisation and monitoring
4.3. Evaluation of risk: Overview
4.4. Evaluation of risk in agriculture
4.5. Risk in water supply systems
4.6. Vulnerability evaluation

5. Operational component
5.1. Overview
5.2. Preparedness, early warning, monitoring systems
5.3. Establishing priorities for water use
5.4. Defining the conditions to declare drought levels
5.5. Establishing the management objectives in each drought level
5.6. Defining the actions
5.7. Evaluating the process to implement the actions

6. Public review component

Annex 1. Glossary of terms and concepts

Index of Tables
Index of Figures
Index of Boxes





EXAMPLES OF APPLICATION

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