The city is sinking, and as it does so, seawater is seeping into the fertile delta. More than 90 per cent of Egypt is desert and the increased risk of saline contamination of the most productive agricultural region is potentially catastrophic.
This study aims among others to (a) delineate the susceptible areas to the flash flood hazards of the Wadi Qena Basin (WQB); (b) assess the effects of the flash flood on the under-construction urban areas and infrastructures of the NQC.
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
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
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
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