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Women in Rwanda growing coffee to support themselves.
Following an open call for locally-led adaptation initiatives last year, CDKN selected five K2A projects from an extremely competitive pool of over 1000 applicants. The selected K2A projects are in Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Mozambique and South Sudan.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
This issue brief presents the key findings of a study UNDRR conducted on disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction (DiDRR) policies and practices in Africa.
Crossroads of Yaoundé's central post office.
UNDP has partnered with UNEP, UNSN, UNDRR and the National Institute of Statistics and the Directorate of Civil Protection of Cameroon to host a learning event on climate change and disaster statistics.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
This seismic risk profile of Cameroon, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
At least 30 people have died and 20 have been wounded following a landslide that ripped through the Mbangkolo neighbourhood in Cameroon’s capital Yaounde on October 8, 2023.
Down To Earth
Cameroon - UN Women's Gender Road Project
In October 2022, FAO’s early warning system showed a high risk of flooding in Cameroon's Far North, activating anticipatory action including distribution of food, tools, and other essential items like sandbags to make protective dykes.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters
Bleaglee Waste Management helps communities mitigate the risk of floods by first using drones to identify waste in waterways and drainage channels.
Global Center on Adaptation
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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