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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa

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This issue brief presents the key findings of a study UNDRR conducted on disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction (DiDRR) policies and practices in Africa.
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This report outlines current gaps and key policy options available to bridge the gap between available disaster loss data and what is needed to translate them into anticipatory action.
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The 19th Session of the Africa Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction was held from 14-16 March 2023 in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
17th Africa Working Group
Translating commitments in the Nairobi Declaration into action to deliver on the Programme of Action for the implementation of the Sendai Framework in Africa in the context of COVID-19
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The 18th Session of the Africa Working Group on DRR (AWGDRR) was held in hybrid format from 4-6 October 2022 in Algiers.
UNDRR Africa a Year in Review 2022 Newsletter
This issue presents a summary on UNDRR work in Africa throughout 2022.
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This issue provides information on the International Day for DRR 2022, update on the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework, outcome of the GP2022 as well as information on upcoming events and some resources that may be of interest.
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This edition of the Africa Regional Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (Af-RAR) comes at a time of increased recognition of the pivotal role of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
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Resilience Building and Disaster Response Management in the Indian Ocean (RDRM-IO) programme, UNDRR component is to improve Disaster Risk Reduction understanding and governance capacities of Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles.
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In response to the need to support efficient implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sendai Framework in sub-Saharan Africa, UNDRR is supporting closer engagement of DRR and CCA practices, communities, and institutions.

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