Afghanistan

Remarks by SRSG Mami Mizutori on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, following the take-over by the Taliban, focusing on the disaster risk reduction approach.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 focusses on West Africa. Natural resources depletion and crop failures dare widely reported in West Africa causing production losses, rising food prices, and increased hunger and malnutrition.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on the Mediterranean Basin. The Mediterranean basin is characterized by water scarcity, recurrent droughts and impending desertification, which threaten geopolitical stability.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on drought and people’s livelihood in the Horn of Africa. It focusses on communication, awareness and outreach to have a wider reach- localised consistent and common messaging.
This contribution to the GAR Special Report on Drought 2021 is a case study on the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The key massage entails that East Africa is one of the regions in the world most affected by droughts.
Cover of Disaster Risk Reduction in Afghanistan: Status Report 2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Afghanistan under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
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.
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) organized a regional workshop to identify entry points for enhanced integration of DRR into humanitarian programming in both recurrent and protracted crisis settings.
A break-out group at the Technical Forum on the Sendai Framework
An annual technical forum on progress in implementing the Sendai Framework met this month in Bonn attended by representatives from 35 countries
Un Secretary-General António Guterres calls for action on climate and disaster risk reduction