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Addressing climate change impacts on health
This Policy Working Paper explores health risks from climate change in a global context, setting out key risks and actions towards addressing these, with a focus on Egypt as a case study.
UK Universities Climate Network
The panellists discussed innovative solutions in disaster risk finance where SIDS are leading the way, while simultaneously helping to establish deeper collaboration between governments, international humanitarian organizations and risk financing entities
Pacific Catastrophe Risk Insurance Company
People crossing a flood river in Durban floods, South Africa (2022)
A new study published by Arup has revealed the “sponginess”, or natural ability to absorb rainwater, of five cities’ urban centres across Africa. This comes as leaders at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh turn their attention to Water Day.
Arup International Development

DRR Community in Egypt


Sendai Framework Focal Point

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National Platform

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National policies and plans


The current NAP of Egypt is formulated to comprise of four parts, each of which geared to address and focus on the specific attributes of the four agro-ecological zones distinguished in Egypt, priorities of action and striking desertification processes

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The main objective of Egypt’s National Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction is to increase the flexibility of the Egyptian community when dealing with the risks and disasters that might be caused by climate change and its

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Egypt is implementing the Sendai fFramework through national activities and actively participates in the process of formulating progress indicators, which are being discussed through the Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Group on Indicators and

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Risk and governance profile(s)


Egypt is considered highly vulnerable to climate change due to its primary dependence on the Nile River, which serves needs for potable water, agriculture, industry, fish farming, power generation, inland river navigation, mining, oil and gas exploration

World Bank, the
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The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
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