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2019

This report forms part of the country’s activities to comply with international environmental agreements. It includes analysis of baseline scenarios and analysis of projected scenarios and their impact on specific sectors in the country. The report

United Nations Environment Programme United Nations Development Programme Kuwait Environment Public Authority
With unprecedentedly high temperatures, people living in inherently hot regions of the world may be at particularly high risk of heat-related cardiovascular death.
The American Heart Association
Kuwait and Pakistan have experienced temperatures of 53.9°C and 53.7°C, respectively, ranking as the third and fourth hottest recorded temperatures.
World Meteorological Organization
Hot summers are becoming a regular occurrence, but climate change could soon push an environment that is unsustainable for countries along the Arab Gulf and in North Africa, with temperatures exceeding the threshold for human survival. Climate change has also yielded increases in sea level and saltwater intrusion, affecting livelihoods.
NBCUniversal
2018

The purpose of this publication is to detail lessons learned from UNDP’s Climate Change Adaptation work and achievements in the Arab region on achieving sustainable and lasting results. Some lessons include building local capacity at all levels to ensure

Global Environment Facility United Nations Development Programme - Asia-Pacific Regional Centre
The Security Council, convening to discuss the nexus between climate change and conflicts around the globe, considered several concrete proposals to guide the 15-member organ’s efforts — or those of other United Nations entities — on that evolving and increasingly critical issue.
United Nations - Headquarters
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for a fundamental shift in the way drought is perceived and managed in the Near East and North Africa region. The agency said in a new report issued today that a more pro-active approach based on the principles of risk reduction is needed to build greater resilience to droughts.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters
2018

This report reviews drought management across North Africa and the Near East. It includes Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, and Yemen

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute
Participants at this week’s training in Cairo on the use of the Sendai Framework Monitor (photo: UNISDR)
“Reduce disaster loss and protect lives,” that refrain echoed through Cairo, the capital city of Egypt as a 3-day training event kicked off this week bringing together representatives from 11 Arab States committed to implementing the global plan for reducing disaster losses, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
2017

This report reviews the availability of data in Kuwait to report against the indicators recommended to measure the global targets of the Sendai Framework, and identify current gaps.

Kuwait - Government