The Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, Spain (WWDR3, 2009)

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With a long history of floods and a risk of drought, Basques know how important it is to plan ahead while protecting ecosystems and water quality. Building on a new regulatory framework in line with European Union directives, they are implementing strategies to anticipate, mitigate and manage these risks, along with new ones linked to climate change and variability.

This geographical area was also examined in the following Report:

 

 

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