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2022
This paper explores how climate change-induced migration is creating physical health, mental health and wellbeing issues — both for migrants and the families they leave behind, through case study analysis from 12 regions in Asia, Africa and the Pacific.
International Institute for Environment and Development
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2022
Looking ahead to 2050, this paper presents three scenarios for the part of the Sahel comprising Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Each scenario is characterised by a different level of vulnerability and resilience to the future effects of climate change.
CASCADES
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2022
The objectives of this study are (i) to integrate local and scientific knowledge into a participated pluvial flood risk assessment (ii) to identify assets and (iii) to estimate the potential impact and efficiency of risk-reduction measures.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
Woman walking through the flooded street in Nigeria with a yellow rain cape.
From May until October 2022, large parts of West Africa experienced large-scale flooding caused by above average seasonal rainfall and water management.
World Weather Attribution
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2022
This brief focuses on how climate change acts as a threat multiplier, worsening the existing risks and vulnerabilities to hunger for already disadvantaged people, particularly women, agricultural workers, and small-scale farmers.
Oxfam International Secretariat
Nigerien fishermen in their boats on river Niger
The World Bank supports Niger’s resilience through the Disaster Risk Management and Urban Development Project. This includes drainage, flood protection, sustainable land and water use, and capacity development in early warning, preparedness, and response.
World Bank, the
Two Sudanese women working on the fields.
This year’s World Meteorological Day, emphasised the importance of early action and early warning systems for impact-based forecasting – a focal point for NORCAP’s climate services experts.
Norwegian Refugee Council
The World Bank-financed Niger Integrated Urban Development and Multi-Sectoral Resilience project will address the effects of high flood risk and rapid urban growth, with an integrated approach that supports urban development and disaster risk management.
World Bank, the
 African family from the Djerba tribe in traditional colorful clothes in front of their house in Niger (2013)
Niger is the first country in the West Africa region to develop a trigger-based adaptive safety net for drought response designed to provide early assistance to affected households.
World Bank, the
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2022
In response to the need to support efficient implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sendai Framework in sub-Saharan Africa, UNDRR is supporting closer engagement of DRR and CCA practices, communities, and institutions.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa