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São Tomé and Príncipe is a Small Island Developing State (SIDS) especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change in the form of increased precipitation and sea-level rise, with most assets along the coast and near rivers.
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Individuals chosen for the World Bank's West Africa Coastal Areas (WACA) Program will soon be granted a brand-new home in a secure location, shielded from the effects of climate change. The homes are expected to be completed in the latter half of 2023.
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This country profile for Sao Tome and Principe provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
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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 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)

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.
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.
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.
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