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Cairo region

RESOURCES

Organisations, Programmes, and Projects

Climate Change Adaptation and Urban Resilience, Participatory Development Programme

Description: project focused on adaptation measures in Greater Cairo

http://www.egypt-urban.net/climate-change-adaptation-and-urban-resilience/

Reports and Policies

Protecting Health from Heat Stress in Informal Settlements of the Greater Cairo Region, Deutsche Gesellschaft für, Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Description: heat impacts and recommendations for a vulnerable group

https://health.bmz.de/what_we_do/climate_health/Vulnerability_assessments/50_va_cairo/Qualitative_vulnerability_and_adaptation_assessment_Cairo_2016.pdf

Greater Cairo Urban Development Strategy, Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities

Description: integrated regional plan with economic, social and environmental themes

https://unhabitat.org/sites/default/files/download-manager-files/Egypt%20-%20Greater%20Cairo%20Urban%20Development%20Strategy%20Vol.%201%20-%202012%20-%20EN.pdf

Academic Articles

Aboulnaga M., Alwan A., R. Elsharouny M. (2019) Climate Change Adaptation: Assessment and Simulation for Hot-Arid Urban Settlements – The Case Study of the Asmarat Housing Project in Cairo, Egypt. In: Sayigh A. (eds) Sustainable Building for a Cleaner Environment. Innovative Renewable Energy. Springer, Cham.

Description: long-term climate change scenario assessment of a building project

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94595-8_37

El-Hattab, M, S.M, Amany, & G.E, Lamia. (2018). Monitoring and assessment of urban heat islands over the Southern region of Cairo Governorate, Egypt. The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, 21(3), 311-323.

Description: quantitative study of urban heat islands and land cover

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrs.2017.08.008

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