Adaptation to climate change in Beira, Mozambique (ACCM)

Adaptation to climate change in Beira, Mozambique (ACCM)

Climate, Environment and Biodiversity

Client:

GIZ

Period:

2013-2016

Country:

Mozambique

Project description

 

The city of Beira situated on marshy terrain below sea level is especially vulnerable to detrimental effects of climate change. Beira already suffers from extreme weather events, such as cyclones and flooding, that particularly affect the population living in informal settlements.

Goals

 

AMBERO together with its project partner reduces the population of Beira’s vulnerability to climate change effects, particularly in informal settlements.

Consortium with CES Consulting Engineers Salzgitter GmbH

Pictures: AMBERO/IP Consult

General Information 
Topics:Climate, Environment and Biodiversity
Client:GIZ
Period:2013-2016
Country:Mozambique
Service:Establishing, equiping, and training new civil committees on disaster prevention
Consolidating an early-warning model for coastal cities
Supporting city authorities in the participatory development and implementing a master plan
Supporting city authorities in the preparation of a program to clean and maintain the canal system
Raising awareness and building the capacity of city authorities and civil society in the implementation of selected priority activities in informal settlements
Transfering of experience with other coastal cities