Ibadan (Nigeria)

Ibadan, Nigeria

WP1 - Vulnerability Assessment:

Research currently underway in Ibadan for WP1 innovates a city scale DesInventar methodology that is explicitly designed to draw out extensive as well as intensive loss data and underlying social vulnerability. 

DesInventar (see www.desinventar.org) has been piloted in several other cities in Africa providing scope to feed into this methodological discussion and for comparative analysis. The VCLA methodology will be adopted opening scope for collaboration and learning with Mzuzu University.

This paper describes how a large proportion of sub-Saharan Africa’s national (and urban) population lives in urban centres other than large cities and considers what we know about risk in these urb

Author(s): 

David Satterthwaite

This chapter is a counterpoint to those in the rest of this volume that treat Africa’s large cities.

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Author(s): 

Ben Wisner, Mark Pelling, Adolfo Mascarenhas, Ailsa Holloway, Babacar Ndong, Papa Faye, Jesse Ribot, and David Simon

Populations and assets, in African cities, small and large, are among the most vulnerable to disaster risk globally. Climate change and demographic shifts add urgency and uncertainty.

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Author(s): 

Ibidun Adelekan, Cassidy Johnson, Mtafu Manda, et al

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