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… May 2014 - A disaster-resilient future for Africa will have to take account of the fact that it is the region of the world that will suffer the most from climate change … food balance sheets. Katie Peters, ODI research fellow, drew attention to the fact that between 2005-2009, more than 50% of people impacted by natural disasters … May 2014 - A disaster-resilient future for Africa will have to take account of the fact that it is the region of the world that will suffer the most from climate change …
ABUJA, 16 May 2014 – Africa today became the first world region to make a comprehensive set of recommendations for a new UN global agreement on reducing disaster risk, recognizing that most disasters in Africa are water-related and that efforts are needed to prevent conflict as part of overall efforts to build resilience to disasters. On the closing da…