Guyana

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Floods 2005 Guyana Preliminary Damage and Needs Assessment
2005
The objective of this report is to provide a preliminary assessment of the damage incurred with a special focus on reconstruction needs likely to emerge once the relief phase is over. Its aim is to provide donors with an initial assessment of possible intervention needs within six months to a year following the emergency created by the floods.
World Bank, the
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2021
Located on the South American mainland, Guyana experiences flooding, drought, and wildfires but is not highly exposed to hurricanes, volcanoes, or earthquakes. Guyana has yet to put into full force several pieces of resilience-building legislation.
United States Agency for International Development
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2021
This profile documents the projected climate impacts in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC) region. The high vulnerability to climate impacts in the region often drive direct integration of climate risk management into planning processes.
United States Agency for International Development

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2021
Located on the South American mainland, Guyana experiences flooding, drought, and wildfires but is not highly exposed to hurricanes, volcanoes, or earthquakes. Guyana has yet to put into full force several pieces of resilience-building legislation.
United States Agency for International Development
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2021
The purpose of this study was to review selected National Adaptation Plans to better understand how disaster risk management is approached in climate change documents, and if systemic risk issues where impacts cascade across sectors are considered.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction