Facebook to communicate flood risks

The participants of our study are connected on a Facebook group. During a flood in the Ourika wadi in Morocco, women living upstream of the stream use the Facebook group to warn the women who live downstream to prepare themselves and protect their families and property.

Climate Related Risk

Disruption to human settlements, Disruption to land transportation, Human Health (general), Security, Changes in precipitation, Extreme precipitation, Change in water quality, Change in water quantity, Flooding, More frequent and extreme events (general)

Form of Option

Behavioural, Educational, Information, Social services, Technological

Country of Origin

Morroco

Beneficiaries

Households, Province, county, or region, Specific group in a society (e.g. women, Indigenous, slum-dwellers)

Implementation

The option has been identified and implemented with indication that it will continue beyond the context of the project.

Institution / Legal Reach

Change in norms or ways of doing things, Change or implementation of a program