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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation in Greater Banjul - Gambia

A wetland with mangrove forest in Greater Banjul

Summary

The Gambia has sensitive natural resources such as forests, woodlands, range lands, water resources, offshore islands, sandy beaches and wetlands. These are exposed to three main climate hazards which are; sea-level rise, increasing temperature and erratic rainfall patterns. Just like other West African coastal cities, the location of Gambia’s capital Banjul makes it susceptible to the impacts of climate hazards. 

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