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New urban drought challenges for businesses in sub-Saharan Africa

The 2015/2016 El Niño exposed new urban drought challenges for businesses in southern Africa: water supply disruption and hydroelectric load shedding. This video explores the damages of the 2015/2016 El Niño on small businesses in Botswana and Zambia, the risk drivers of future damages, and how cities can cope.

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Critical Infrastructure, Private Sector, Urban Risk & Planning, Water
  • Hazards:Drought
  • Countries/Regions:Africa, Botswana, Zambia

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/62481


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