UNDRR Africa a Year in Review 2022 Newsletter
This issue presents a summary on UNDRR work in Africa throughout 2022.
Nairobi, Kenya
On 30 November 2022, UNDRR Regional Office for Africa, held a consultative meeting on the Private Sector ARISE to discuss and gather ideas and good practices to support an ARISE pilot study in Kenya.
Partners in the Building Climate Resistance for the Urban Poor (BCRUP) initiative met in Nairobi on 7 September 2022 to step-up climate action for some of the world’s most vulnerable communities.
UNDRR Africa SFM cover page
This issue provides information on the International Day for DRR 2022, update on the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework, outcome of the GP2022 as well as information on upcoming events and some resources that may be of interest.
IGAD sitroom
UNDRR accompanied an Italian delegation led by the Director Mr. Luca Maestripieri from the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS).
16th AWGDRR cover page
The Sixteenth Session of the Africa Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction session was held in a hybrid format, under the theme “Accelerating action to deliver on the Sendai Framework in Africa”.
Assessing vulnerabilities to disaster displacement A good practice review
This paper reviews current practice for analysing and assessing disaster displacement risks and presents recommendations on how to effectively integrate a detailed vulnerability analysis to improve operational decision making.
The African Union Commission (AUC) has set up the targets and indicators of the Programme of Action for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework in Africa (PoA) in the SFM. Member states are invited to report on the PoA targets and indicators in the SFM regional module for the period January 2019 to December 2020. The reported information will contribute to the elaboration of the African Union Biennial Report on the PoA.
Winter Academy for Early Warning Experts
On 25 November 2021, a four-day Training Academy on disaster risk reduction and early warning systems took place. Experts responsible for disaster risk management and meteorological/hydrological services from IGAD, IGAD Member States, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), as well as Malawi, Mozambique and the Republic of Tanzania participated.
7th High-level Meeting for DRR
On 19 November 2021, the Seventh High-level Meeting for Disaster Risk Reduction was held in Nairobi, Kenya in hybrid format. Ministers and Delegates from Member States in Africa adopted the Nairobi Declaration and the matrix of the Programme of Action for the implementation of Sendai Framework in Africa (2021-2025). These were the main outcomes of the Eighth Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (AfRP) that was held from 16-18 November.