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This report provides an analysis of public investment planning for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Gabon and informs on the level of public investment in DRR in the country. This is done using a risk-sensitive budget review (RSBR) that applies the

This country risk profile for Gabon, provides a comprehensive view of hazard, risk and uncertainties for floods and droughts in a changing climate, with projections for the period 2050-2100. The risk assessment considers a large number of possible

In June 2015, floods caused by heavy rain in Douala, Cameroon’s economic capital, killed at least four people, displaced some 2,000 people and destroyed the homes and businesses of thousands of others (Photo: Sylvestre Tetchiada/IRIN)
Collective action by regional organisations is a key means to help countries reduce their risk of disasters, and the Economic Community of Central African States is stepping up its efforts to rein in the impact of hazards amid rising pressure from climate change.

This study examines areas in Africa, South America and the Arab region subject to different levels of both land degradation (LD) and agricultural drought hazard (ADH). The authors estimate crop losses related to the impacts of drought and land degradation

Flooding is one of the main natural hazards affecting Central African countries. Here, residents evacuate in the Mutakura district of Burundi's capital Bujumbura, in February 2014 (Photo: Desire Nimubona/IRIN)
Members of parliament from across Central Africa are stepping up their region’s drive to curb the impact of natural and man-made hazards by implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
(from left to right) Secretary General Sierra Leone Red Cross, Emmanuel Hindovei Tommy, Hon. Abdou Sane, panel chairman, Hon. Rachel Shebesh, Moderator, during plenary session to discuss Managing Risk: Policy and Institutions (Photo: UNISDR)
From school to university education, from early warning to data collection, and from national development plans to community-based participation, Ethiopia has made solid gains in implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action, the global agreement on disaster risk reduction adopted in 2005.
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Economic Community of Central African States
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery - UNDP
Gabon - government
African Centre of Meteorological Application for Development
Libreville
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Gabon - government
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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Headquarters
Economic Community of Central African States
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Douala