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guidance note on use of risk profiles cover
2020

In 2018, as part of the “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities” programme, UNDRR, with the help of CIMA Research Foundation, VU Amsterdam, and Wageningen University and Research developed

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale VU University Amsterdam Wageningen University and Research Centre
São Tomé and PrÍncipe cover page
2020

This report provides an analysis of public investment planning for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in São Tomé and Príncipe and information on the level of public investment in DRR in the country. This is done using a risk-sensitive budget review (RSBR)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
2019

This São Tomé and Príncipe country risk profile provides a comprehensive view of hazard, risk and uncertainties for floods and droughts in a changing climate, with projections for the period 2050-2100. The risk profile considers a large number of possible

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale
As climate-induced sea level rise threatens to flood São Tomé and Príncipe, Deltares and partners are using state-of-the-art numerical models to quantify various hazards and climate change scenarios, as well as the effectiveness of adaptation measures. The project will emphasise community engagement, participatory risk mapping, and soft adaptation solutions.
Deltares
Le programme d’investissement pour la Résilience des côtes de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (WACA ResIP) est lancé pour promouvoire la création d'un espace dynamique permettant aux pays côtiers en Afrique et à leurs partenaires de partager des connaissances et d’obtenir des financements. Elle permettra également d’améliorer la gestion des risques.
Agence Afrique Presse
The dry and arid region of Isiola in Kenya where droughts are recurrent. Photo ©EU/ECHO/Martin Karimi
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has engaged CIMA Research Foundation to generate risk profiles on flood and drought in 16 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The countries that will be involved in the risk assessment are: Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Botswana, Zambia, Namibia, Gambia, Gabon, Cameroon, Ghana, Sao Tome and Principe, and Kenya.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
2017

This paper analyses flows of climate finance to Cape Verde, the Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, the Maldives, Mauritius, São Tomé and Príncipe, and the Seychelles. This report highlights important trends in the allocation of climate finance across the region

Stockholm Environment Institute
In June 2015, floods caused by heavy rain in Douala, Cameroon’s economic capital, killed at least four people, displaced some 2,000 people and destroyed the homes and businesses of thousands of others (Photo: Sylvestre Tetchiada/IRIN)
Collective action by regional organisations is a key means to help countries reduce their risk of disasters, and the Economic Community of Central African States is stepping up its efforts to rein in the impact of hazards amid rising pressure from climate change.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Flooding is one of the main natural hazards affecting Central African countries. Here, residents evacuate in the Mutakura district of Burundi's capital Bujumbura, in February 2014 (Photo: Desire Nimubona/IRIN)
Members of parliament from across Central Africa are stepping up their region’s drive to curb the impact of natural and man-made hazards by implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
2016

Relocating populations away from at-risk areas is a challenging process, but increasingly necessary in Small Island States where communities face imminent hazards to life and property due to factors such as sea-level rise, coastal erosion and flood risks

World Bank Institute Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the