Working paper

Climate change continues to amplify vulnerability in low-income communities across Nairobi, with many urban livelihoods at great risk to the impacts of flooding.

Working paper

For the global humanitarian community, disaster risk is most concerning in developing countries where natural hazards are increasingly threatening their fragile economies and the lives, health, and

Working paper

Nairobi has a subtropical highlands climate.

Working paper

Dar es Salaam has a tropical climate with relatively warm temperatures, high humidity, and annual rainfall over 1000 mm.

Working paper

Dar es Salaam is located on the Tanzanian coast and has a tropical climate with relatively high temperatures, high humidity and annual rainfall over 1000 mm.

Policy brief

Community-based organisation and action can contribute greatly to disaster risk reduction, and interlinked to this, to building resilience to the impacts of climate change.

Nairobi, off Naivasha Road
Blog entry

There are a growing number of national and international research programmes in Nairobi focused on disaster risk and climate change. The Urban ARK consortia and ForPAc: Towards Forecast Based Preparedness Action, are interacting in various ways to further strengthen collaboration and synergies for their related research being undertaken in Nairobi.