Sensitivity Maps

Sensitivity mapping of the various types of environments and resources potentially exposed to oil spills enables the identification of the most sensitive sites or resources and provide a basis for the definition of priorities for protection and clean-up, and information to plan the best-suited response strategy.

Regional overview:

National status:

CountriesStatusMaps included in the NOSCP
AngolaAngolaMaps in progress
BeninBeninMaps in progress
Cabo VerdeCabo VerdeMaps in progress
CameroonCameroonMaps developed and approved
CongoCongoMaps developed and approved
Côte d'IvoireCôte d'IvoireMaps developed and approved
Democratic Republic of CongoDemocratic Republic of CongoMaps developed and approved
Equatorial GuineaEquatorial GuineaMaps not developed
GabonGabonMaps in progress
GhanaGhanaMaps developed and approved
GuineaGuineaMaps in progress
Guinea-BissauGuinea-BissauMaps not developed
LiberiaLiberiaMaps in progress
MauritaniaMauritaniaMaps in progress
NamibiaNamibiaMaps developed and approved
NigeriaNigeriaMaps developed and approved
Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome and PrincipeMaps in progress
SenegalSenegalMaps in progress
Sierra LeoneSierra LeoneMaps developed and approved
South AfricaSouth AfricaMaps developed and approved
The GambiaThe GambiaMaps not developed
TogoTogoMaps in progress