This is the second report for the Programme ‘Building Disaster Resilience to Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities’ (referred to throughout this report as “the Programme”). In 2018, the Programme continued the activities under the

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Children and youth under age 30 currently make up more than half the world’s population. They are the ones who will benefit most from reducing disaster risk and impacts, curtailing climate chaos and achieving the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs


The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 guides Member States in reflecting on their own systems for disaster risk management and to foster disaster risk reduction efforts at national and local level. The first priority of the


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This report is intended to provide guidance for the urban planning profession and those involved in city development on how to incorporate disaster risk reduction (DRR) and resilience into urban planning decisions and investments to support city

The Programme of Action(PoA) for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in Africa posits a great opportunity to contribute to building resilient African communities capable of preventing, better preparing for

This report covers the period from January 2014 to December 2017. It is a compilation of reports produced by the four Implementing Partners of the Programme, namely the AUC, AFDB, UNISDR and World Bank GFDRR. Previously, programme reports were presented

The Africa Common Position to the 2019 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction presents an overview of DRR efforts in the region, including the progress of implementing the Sendai Framework as well as commitments by member states at the Global