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    The Buoyant Foundation Project at the University of Waterloo

    Enhancing flood resilience

    Challenge
    Climate change is increasing annual precipitation and flooding, affecting land and livelihoods.
    Best practice
    ‘Amphibious Housing’ – a flood mitigation strategy allowing homes to rest on the ground in dry conditions and float up on rising water during a flood, returning to their original positions as the floodwater dissipates.
    Focus area
    • Resilient habitats
    Country
    • Vietnam
    The Buoyant Foundation and the University of Waterloo
    • Adapting to climate change

      The Buoyant Foundation Project at the University of Waterloo is a non-profit organisation working to empower vulnerable communities through sustainable flood mitigation strategies.

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