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This seismic risk profile of Gabon, 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.
Port of Libreville, Gabon
Gabon’s capital, Libreville, has lost more than 3% of its mangroves in three years. Conservationists and scientists warn this leaves the city increasingly vulnerable to floods and landslides.
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To counter the effects of climate change UNDP, in partnership with the National Climate Council and the Directorate of Meteorology and with support from the India-UN Development Partnership Fund installed six meteorological stations along the coast.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

This climate risk profile is intended to serve as a public good to facilitate upstream country diagnostics, policy dialogue, and strategic planning by providing comprehensive overviews of trends and projected changes in key climate parameters, sector

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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

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

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This country risk profile for Gabon, provides a comprehensive view of hazard, risk and uncertainties for floods and droughts in a changing climate, with projections for the period 2050-2100.
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

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