The Government of Mozambique with the support of different partners including CDKN, has developed the Mozambique Climate Change and Development (CCD) Combined Work Programme. Mozambique’s coastal cities serve as economic hubs and primary drivers of the country’s development.
Efforts must be done nationally at all levels to come up with a proactive approach since all actors in the Mozambican society are directly or indirectly affected. Climate change is a reality in Mozambique, declared Health Minister Nazira Abdula in Maputo on Thursday, and the country’s geographical position makes it vulnerable to extreme climatic events. BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — Long before Cyclone Idai roared in and tore apart Mozambique’s seaside city of Beira, the mayor dreamed of protecting his people from climate change. Climate Change Adaptation in MOZAMBIQUE. Climate Change Profile Mozambique 9 July 2015 2 Mozambique is frequently affected by tropical cyclones which mainly occur during the hot, humid season8. The present paper is based on research into the interpretations and responses of different actors in Mozambique to disasters and climate change adaptation. Damages caused by floods in Mozambique undermine economic growth rates of the country. Climate variability is already affecting Mozambique. Mozambique is vulnerable to climate change due to its geographic location which consists of approximately 2,700 kilometres of coastline, at the confluence of many international rivers flowing into the Indian Ocean, and extensive land area that is under sea level. Current trends. Mozambique is vulnerable to climate change due to its geographic location which consists of approximately 2,700 kilometres of coastline, at the confluence of many international rivers flowing into the Indian Ocean, and extensive land area that is under sea level. PROJECT: Climate change and health in Mozambique [Translate] Mozambique is exposed to a number of climate hazards – including droughts, floods and cyclones, as well as incremental climate change, including temperature increases and changes in rainfall, and the impacts of sea level rise. "UK businesses are interested in huge natural gas deposits in northern Mozambique. Mozambique - Mozambique - Climate: Mozambique lies largely within the tropics, and much of the coastline is subject to the regular seasonal influence of the Indian Ocean monsoon rains. Climate change evidences itself in water related events or the lack thereof. Climate change is a reality and the impacts on health are great with the poor at most risk. A slight increase in mean annual temperature has been observed in Mozambique (reports In January 2012, for example, cyclone Leon-Eline affected 4.5 million of its population. Climate change is a reality and the impacts on health are great with the poor at most risk. This Joint Programme will address that crisis and the related implications at the macro level, through the mainstreaming of environmental concerns into existing government policies through: This work programme is a direct response to climate change as Mozambique is one of Africa's most vulnerable countries to climate change.