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According to the World Bank’s CCDR, the country must build stronger and more resilient institutions, address increased conflict and fragility situations, and invest substantially to achieve its ambitious climate goals.
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This study unveils diverse disaster risk trends and patterns, revealing variations in hazards, vulnerability, and coping capacity across African countries by utilizing the INFORM risk model data spanning from 2012 to 2022
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This seismic risk profile of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 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.
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Despite the increasing frequency and severity of climate and disaster events occurring globally, the vast majority of these risks are uninsured. In fact, in 2022, 61% of global disaster losses were not covered by insurance.
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KivuGreen, a youth-led enterprise, is strengthening the climate resilience of small-scale farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo through a mobile service which provides them with real-time forecasts and climate-smart agricultural advice.
Global Center on Adaptation
Lava lake, Lava flow at night, Nyiragongo, DR Congo, active Volcano,
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In the shadow of a deadly eruption in 2021, students in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, are learning about future hazards.
Eos - AGU
People sitting during a hot day
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An early, aggressive wildfire season in Alberta, alarming, summer-like temperatures in parts of the Mediterranean, scorching, road-melting heat to South Asia, and torrential rain causing deadly floods in Congo - all signs of anthropogenic climate change.
The Energy Mix
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This profile provides an overview of climate risks to food security in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including how climate change will impact agriculture, livestock, fisheries, water resources, human health, and natural resources management.

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