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Heat wave, France
A large area of South Western Europe and Northern Africa experienced extremely high temperatures usually only seen in July and August, at the end of April 2023.
World Weather Attribution
Tourists and locals on the Djemaa-el-Fna square during sunset in Marrakesh.
Morocco is one of the countries most exposed to geological and climate-related hazards in the Middle East and North Africa region. Because of its geographic position, high rainfall variability, and topography, Morocco is regularly prone to flooding
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
Moroccan farmer overlooking his heard of sheep on his fields.
Moroccan cities, which contribute to more than 75 percent of the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are becoming increasingly vulnerable to natural and climate hazards.
World Bank, the
Morocco's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
Morocco - government
A road is destroyed by flash flooding in Sidi Ouaaziz, Morocco
The World Bank estimates that disasters, such as flooding, earthquakes, and drought cost Morocco over US$575 million each year. Moreover, rapid urbanization and climate change threaten to increase the frequency and severity of weather-related events.
World Bank, the
There’s a misguided belief amongst some that climate change is “coming.” But, ask farmers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region who are witnessing more frequent droughts, and they will assure you that the change is well and truly here already.
Climatelinks International Water Management Institute
Moroccan farmer overlooking his heard of sheep on his fields.
You don’t need to read the latest reports to know that droughts have increased in frequency and severity over the last decades. Just ask the farmers.
International Water Management Institute
An integrated multi-risk assessment for floods and drought in the Marrakech-Safi region (Morocco)
A multi-risk assessment for Morocco's Marrakech-Safi region – prone to multiple natural hazards, most notably floods and droughts – shows 28% of municipalities reaching very high multi-risk levels.
Frontiers in Water
Cover of the publication: fruit trees on an arid lake shore
The MENAdrought project aims to provide tools to anticipate, prepare for and mitigate drought impacts; by enhancing self-reliance capacities, and supporting ownership of the drought-management responses with the help of open-source data and software.
United States Agency for International Development International Water Management Institute
This study was commissioned by the global project on “Developing Risk Management Approaches for Climate Risks”, implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in partnership with Allianz Reinsurance.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit