China can water down impact of floods

Apart from making remarkable improvements in forecasting and monitoring floods, and strengthened its warning and communication system, China has built extensive flood-control infrastructure along rivers and developed ways to drain out floodwaters from cities as soon as possible.

COVID-19 heightens water problems around the world

During the current pandemic, a lack of clean water for drinking and proper hygienic practices has become a major concern for cities in the developing world, especially in slums, peri-urban areas and refugee camps.

China’s water revolution

By developing and expanding ‘sponge cities’, China is showing the world how to manage its water resources.

Prevention is always better than the cure

“it is necessary to strengthen market supervision, resolutely ban and severely crack down on illegal wildlife markets and trade, and control major public health risks”