This issue brief presents the key findings of a study UNDRR conducted on disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction (DiDRR) policies and practices in Africa.
Group photo participants of the workshop in Uganda
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) organized a national workshop titled “Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Planning” in Kampala, Uganda.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
photo of participants at CREWS East Africa Launch
On 12 June 2023, the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) East Africa Initiative, a four-year USD 7 million collaboration between UNDRR, the World Meteorological Organization and the World Bank was launched in Kigali, Rwanda.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Climate and disaster risk management workshop
Hot on the heels of COP27, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction has brought together ten of Africa’s most disaster-prone nations who want to accelerate climate action through better management of disaster and climate risks.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
MCR2030 Climate Risk to Resilience webinar
Two city leaders on the frontline of efforts to reduce climate and disaster risk firmly believe that building resilience is ‘absolutely doable and achievable’ even in such a period of unprecedented uncertainty.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
Kampala Capital City Authority
Africa Climate Week 2022
At an Africa Climate Week event, UNDRR heard from three African countries on their work to blend climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction to best help vulnerable communities.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
UNDRR Bonn Office
The case study aims to enhance the understanding of policy design and implementation practices in support of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in Uganda.
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.
Cover of publication
The purpose of this study was to review selected National Adaptation Plans to better understand how disaster risk management is approached in climate change documents, and if systemic risk issues where impacts cascade across sectors are considered.
Africa SFM News April 2021

On 31 March 2021 Member States were invited to reflect 2020 data for Targets A, B, C, D & E in the Sendai Framework Monitor. This milestone was particularly important as countries were invited to reflect Covid 19 data for the first time and to report on

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