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Health and climate change: country profile 2020: Guyana
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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  • Increased water level of the Mahaica river and inundated agricultural fields in Cane Grove Savannas area, Region 4 as of 19 June 2021;
  • Increased water level of the Mazaruni river and potentially affected
This desk review aims at evaluating gender-responsive disaster preparedness and recovery efforts in the nine CFR Caribbean countries.

The disaster risk reduction (DRR) - PFM (public financial management) review focuses on five key elements of the PFM system in Guyana: legal and institutional foundations; budget appropriation arrangements; financial management controls; procurement

Acclimatise was commissioned to implement aspects of readiness support projects in Belize (2018 – 2019), The Bahamas (2018 – 2019) and Guyana (2016 – 2017), and prepare their country strategic frameworks. This support, as seen had three main objectives:

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