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Disaster risk profile - Angola

Source(s):  Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale (CIMA)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa (UNDRR AF)

This Angola 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 scenarios, their likelihood, and associated impacts. A significant amount of scientific information on hazard, exposure, and vulnerabilities has been used to simulate disaster risk.

As part of the programme Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities, UNISDR engaged CIMA Research Foundation for the preparation of 16 country risk profiles for floods and droughts for the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Kingdom of Eswatini, Ivory Coast, Namibia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Tanzania and Zambia.

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  • Disaster risk profile - Angola
  • Publication date 2018
  • Author(s) Rudari, Roberto et al.
  • Number of pages 24 p.

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