Sierra Leone

Jainaba Sonku,  Programme Presenter for QTV, Gambia, speaking at the ECOWAS workshop (photo: Duncan Lukoye- DIRAJ Multimedia Centre)
The Diraj network of journalists reporting on disaster risk reduction is spreading across Africa.
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa
Economic Community of West African States
Dakar
Community "social mobilizers" played a critical role in halting Nigeria's Ebola outbreak (Photo: CDC Global)
Nigeria has been Ebola-free since it narrowly avoided being sucked into the escalation of the highly contagious haemorrhagic fever outbreak which devastated its neighbours, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone resulting in the loss of over 11,000 lives.
World Health Organization
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - New York UNHQ Liaison Office
Thailand - government
New York
A Liberian Red Cross burial team removes a body of a suspected Ebola fatality from a community in the Bushrod Island area of Monrovia (Photo: Victor Lacken/IFRC)
UNISDR is working with UNDP and WHO on a project to accelerate implementation of the Sendai Framework in Ebola affected countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Mr. Robert Glasser, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction (left), listens as Mr. Vandi Chidi Minah, Permanent Representative of Sierra Leone to the United Nations, addresses the session on sustainable development (Photo: UNISDR)
Strong leadership is critical to ensure that no one is left behind amid global efforts to achieve sustainable development by 2030, the United Nations’ top disaster risk reduction official has told a high-level global forum.
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Freetown

ISDR Thematic Platform for Knowledge and Education 2012:

This desk review revisits existing reports about all aspects of school safety, gathered from 81 countries, and refers to the key advocacy and guidance documents for school safety of the past 7

This inventory is an attempt to pull together the threads and to identify what does and what does not work in relation to legal, institutional and planning frameworks for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Africa. It aims to further support the

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World Bank, the
African Union
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
Dakar