Lakes

A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin, surrounded by land, apart from any river or other outlet that serves to feed or drain the lake. Lakes lie on land and are not part of the ocean, although like the much larger oceans, they form part of earth's water cycle. Lakes are distinct from lagoons which are generally coastal parts of the ocean. They are generally larger and deeper than ponds, which also lie on land, though there are no official or scientific definitions. Lakes can be contrasted with rivers or streams, which are usually flowing …

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UNHCR: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees · 13 June 2024 English

The Global Trends report provides key statistical trends on forced displacement. It includes the latest official statistics on refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, as well as the number …

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CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 13 June 2024 English

Because Tunisia’s regions face different climate threats and socioeconomic needs, municipalities should be more empowered to implement climate mitigation measures and protect vulnerable communities.

the country, residents rely on dams and arti�cial lakes to meet 80 percent of their water needs, and dams


World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

of Legal Easement Areas Along the Seas, Lakes, Rivers, Lakes, Esteros and Creeks (AO 2021-07). Key


Amnesty International · 12 June 2024 English

Authorities in South Sudan must comply with the directive by the country’s Minister of Justice by immediately releasing government critic Morris Mabior Awikjok Bak, who has been held in arbitrary …

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World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

Eastern Mindanao is home to several rivers and lakes, including Lake Mainit, the fourth-largest lake


World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

The World Bank AFR RI-Regional Great Lakes Integrated Agriculture Development Project (P143307) For Official PROJECT RESTRUCTURING OF AFR RI-REGIONAL GREAT LAKES INTEGRATED AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT APPROVED Authorized The World Bank AFR RI-Regional Great Lakes Integrated Agriculture Development Project (P143307) 70 .75 1.95 The World Bank AFR RI-Regional Great Lakes Integrated Agriculture Development Project (P143307) seeks approval for a restructuring of the Great Lakes Integrated Agriculture Development Project (PICAGL


World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

It will cover all the ten (10) states (Unity, Lakes, Western Equatoria, Western Bahr el Ghazal, Northern



World Bank Group · 10 June 2024 English

Rwanda, and initiatives in the Sahel and Great Lakes regions. By enhancing the institutional capacity



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