Guyana

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Health and climate change: country profile 2020: Guyana
2020
This country profile for Guyana provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
World Health Organization Pan American Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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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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2015

This document summarises the key strategic actions that need to be taken to deliver the Climate Resilience Strategy and Action Plan (CRSAP) and increase Guyana’s resilience to a variable and changing climate. It also articulates a timeframe for action

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Health and climate change: country profile 2020: Guyana
2020
This country profile for Guyana provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
World Health Organization Pan American Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Cover and title of publication
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