Planning of human settlements on the Angolan coast should incorporate flooding risks and impacts of soil erosion.
Reports-Published dateSunday, February 2, 2014 - 05:00
Final report / Poverty and Environmental Vulnerability in Angola’s Growing Slums : Comparative Analysis of Luanda, Huambo and Cachiungo
Rising land prices have forced the urban poor out of inner-city informal musseques to occupy lower-valued environmentally risky sites on the margins of cities, such as river basins, dangerous slopes, and areas susceptible to flooding.Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Angola's civil war caused a massive movement of people from rural conflict areas to settlements in places vulnerable to climate extremes - low-lying coastal zones, floodplains, and steep ravines.