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Mauritius observed vulnerability to flooding and beach erosion

The map, prepared for a project submission to Adaptation Fund Board in 2012, shows all the known coastal sites of Mauritius main island which are presently vulnerable to the physical effects of Climate Change (sea level rise, storm surge/flooding, beach erosion). 21 beaches currently experience erosion (23% of the beaches of Mauritius main island) and 22 sites have experienced storm surges and flooding in the recent past.

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Small Islands Developing States (SIDS)
  • Hazards:Flood, Storm Surge
  • Countries/Regions:Mauritius

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/32259

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