Members

National Focal Points

Mr. Noorullah Kaleem

FIRST SECRETARY

The Embassy and Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Vienna

Mr. Ghulam Hassan Amiry

DIRECTOR OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND ADAPTABILITY

National Environmental Protection Agency

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National Climate Change Actions

Summarized Information derived from Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) submitted by parties

Emissions mitigation: Reduce GHG emissions by 13.6% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2005)) by 2030 conditional to external support in the sectors of energy, natural resource management, agriculture, waste management and mining. Adaptation: Priority focus actions: 1) reducing vulnerability of the country and its population through enhancement of adaptive capacity and resilience, and deployment of disaster risk reduction approaches; 2) integrating climate change consideration into the national planning processes; 3) promoting economic development and sustainable rural livelihoods through sustainable management of environmental resources; 4) increase access to modern forms of efficient and sustainable energy services and improvement of technical capacity in governmental institutions + 3 other highlighted focus actions.

Population

33.7 million

United Nations Population Division

GNI per capita (2016)

$1'900

World Bank

PPP current international dollar.

Emissions per capita (2014)

1.453 tons

Climate Analytics

Annual tons of CO2 equivalent per capita including land-use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) and all Kyoto Protocol greenhouse gases.

Climate Vulnerability Level

Severe

DARA and the Climate Vulnerable Forum

Multi-dimensional climate change vulnerability for 2030 (2012).

Climate/Disaster Displacement

7.400 displaced by disaster (2016) / 250 thousand displaced each year by slow and suddenonset natural hazards, including cyclical drought, earthquakes, floods, landslides, avalanches and extreme weather

IDMC

Mortality attributable to joint effects of household and ambient air pollution (2015)

37,310 (114.8 per 100 000)

World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths (2015) (Data by region 2004)

1300

World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths for children under 5 (2015) (Data by region 2004)

8125

World Health Organization

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