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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

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In Papua New Guinea, as in many areas in the Pacific, urban populations are often located in hazard-prone areas in the coastal zone. Storm surges and sea-level rise can affect settlements, food production and infrastructure. A lack of basic services such as clean water supply and solid waste management can exacerbate the negative effects of climate change. Amid all this, the poorest are almost always the most vulnerable, as they have less access to infrastructure, basic services and social safety nets in the event of a disaster

 

PUBLICATION DETAILS
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Series: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments
Years: 2014
Publisher: UN-Habitat
HS Number: 029/14E
No of Pages: 56
ISBN Series Number: 978-92-1-132400-6
ISBN: 978-92-1-132618-5
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