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Women harvest coffee near Lake Kivu, Rwanda
An innovative contingent finance and response mechanism can safeguard the farmers’ investment contributions and ensure that they have resources available to restart production in case of extreme weather events.
World Bank, the
Funding challenges and security threats are hampering the monitoring of one of the world’s most volatile volcanoes – the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Mount Nyiragongo – even after a May eruption cost dozens of lives.
The New Humanitarian
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2018
Ce profil donne un aperçu des problèmes liés aux risques climatiques dans trois pays du Programme régional d'Afrique centrale pour l'environnement (CARPE).
United States Agency for International Development
New research shows how deforestation and population growth have greatly impacted landslide risk in the Kivu Rift.
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Skyline view of Kinshasa
Like many of the world’s megacities, Kinshasa faces many challenges. With nearly 15 million residents, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is known for its epic traffic jams, widespread poverty, unreliable electricity, decades of violent
World Bank, the
The Nyiragongo volcano, in northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo started erupting on 22nd May. It threatened millions of people in this region with Rwanda.
United Nations Satellite Centre United Nations Institute for Training and Research
2021

This climate risk profile is intended to serve as a public good to facilitate upstream country diagnostics, policy dialogue, and strategic planning by providing comprehensive overviews of trends and projected changes in key climate parameters, sector

World Bank, the
2021

This map illustrates the lava flow extent and the related geological information north of Goma airport, Nord-Kivu province, D.R. of the Congo as detected by satellite images acquired after the eruption of the Mount Nyiragongo on 22 May 2021. UNITAR-UNOSAT

United Nations Satellite Centre United Nations Institute for Training and Research
The eruption of Mount Nyiragongo led to the deaths of at least 30 people. There could however be longer-term health implications for residents of the area.
Conversation Media Group, the
The observatory communicated to the authorities about 10 days in advance that the level of seismicity was raising and a new eruption might be possible.
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