Congo, Dem Rep of the

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This profile provides an overview of climate risks to food security in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including how climate change will impact agriculture, livestock, fisheries, water resources, human health, and natural resources management.
Collecting experiences of humanitarian-development-peace nexus approaches. Case studies in DRC, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Mali, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Uganda, Sahel, Palestine, Afghanistan, Colombia and Iraq.
This study analyses international financial flows to nine countries for the 18 months after recent crises—drought, flood, cyclone, earthquake, and epidemic.
This report shares inspiring stories of epidemics that didn’t happen, or whose impact was lessened, because of careful planning and swift strategic action.
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This study aims to assess future changes in rainfall-induced flash floods and drought regimes in the Congo basin from the present day to 2100, using four selected extreme climatic indices as proxies to these two natural disasters.
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Ce profil donne un aperçu des problèmes liés aux risques climatiques dans trois pays du Programme régional d'Afrique centrale pour l'environnement (CARPE).
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This national adaptation plan demonstrates the DRC’s commitment to the Paris Agreement and will help bring responses to the impacts of climate change. Strengthening climate resilience will enable the country to contribute to the objectives of the SDGs.

This map illustrates the lava flow extent and the related geological information north of Goma airport, Nord-Kivu province, D.R. of the Congo as detected by satellite images acquired after the eruption of the Mount Nyiragongo on 22 May 2021. UNITAR-UNOSAT

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