Africa

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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Cairo
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale
African Union Commission
Addis Ababa
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Nairobi
(From left) Jose Manuel Moisés, city councilor for institutional affairs and Beira city engineer, Augusto Manhoca, overlooking the canal which reduced the impact of the rains which hit Beira with Cyclone Idai in March, 2019
A textbook example from Mozambique of what happens when building back better does not work.
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African Development Bank
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
African Union Commission
Abuja, Nigeria
Women in a Mozambican resettlement camp raise their hands to indicate they had no warning that Cyclone Idai was about to strike
The experience of Cyclone Fani and Cyclone Idai could not have been more different. In one case, hundreds died and in the other, many lives were save by early warnings.
Classes continue in Beira after cyclone Idai in difficult conditions
Mozambique's experience of cyclone idai is a text book example of why we need to build to last, critical infrastructure such as safe schools.
Disaster risk management officials from Africa visited the European Response Coordination Centre this week in Brussels
Disaster risk management officials had an opportunity to meet counterparts in Europe this week and exchange experiences supported by the European Union.
From left: Marim Faria e Maya, Tony Blair Institute: Mami Mizutori, UNDRR; Geoffrey White, CEO, Agility Africa; Francisco Pereira, Mozambican Reconstruction Authority
UNDRR chief Mami Mizutori took her advocacy messages to several key audiences in the Mozambican capital Maputo today
UNDRR chief, Mami Mizutori, with the head of Mozambique's disaster management agency, Augusta Maita, at a meeting of the country's National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
UNDRR chief Mami Mizturi applauds Mozambique's commitment to reducing disaster losses, on her first visit to the country which is recovering from back-to-back cyclones earlier this year.