Togo is facing frequent disasters due to the effects of climate change. These risks are further compounded by the volatile security situation in the Sahel region, which threatens northern Togo.
The government called upon the CADRI Partnership to strengthen national systems to be better prepared for emergencies and protect its population and economy from disasters and climate change impact.
Togo’s rising exposure to disaster risk
In Togo, a coastal country in West Africa, the threat of flooding, drought, landslides, and biological hazards is increasing due to the effects of climate change. These risks are further compounded by the volatile security…
Mauritius is facing more frequent disasters and called upon the CADRI Partnership to help identify needed investment in disaster risk reduction across socio-economic sectors to protect its people and its economy.
A Paradise Island at risk
As most Small Island Developing States (SIDs), Mauritius is extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and disasters due to its economy’s heavy reliance on tourism and transport infrastructure. Located at the tail of the Indian Ocean cyclone belt, the country’s exposure to cyclones and resulting storms surges, floods and torrential rains is increasing with climate change.
Rapid urbanization brings new disaster risk