Capitale du Niger depuis 1926, la communauté urbaine de Niamey couvre une superficie de 255 km². Elle dispose de cinq communes dont quatre (I, II, III, IV) se trouvent sur la rive gauche et la commune V à la rive droite.
Le rapport présente les résultats d’une étude Baseline sur l’Analyse de l’Economie des Ménages Urbains (HEA Urbain) à risque d’inondation de la ville de Niamey au Niger.
This paper examines the availability of data on disaster losses in urban areas in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and what this data tells us.
The purpose of this background paper is to describe recent trends in African urban centres, review potential future trajectories of these, and examine their possible implications for risk accumulation and risk reduction.
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 urban centres. The region has thousands of urban centres with under 20,000 inhabitants and probably ov
The main urban issue that sub-Saharan Africa is facing is a rapid growth in its urban population (or in the population of particular cities) without the urban governance structures in place that can manage this.
Urban agglomerations are inherently subject to multiple intensive and extensive risks related to the complexity of their physical and socio-economic systems of production and decision- making process by urban actors at multiple scales.
The report presents the results of a Baseline study on the Urban Households Economy Analysis (Urban HEA) for households that are at risk of flooding in the city of Niamey, Niger. Data were collected in the field from communities of 11 vulnerable districts often victims of flooding.