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11 September 2020
This study aims at quantifying the multiple benefits of disaster risk reduction (DRR) investments and building a knowledge base for risk-informed decision-making on DRR investment in Zambia. The present report describes the methods of direct and indirect benefit assessment and their application to flood and drought risk management and is released as par…
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown just how important it is to have resilient systems in place to manage unexpected shocks. The systemic nature of risk with multi sectoral impacts, and its cascading effects where one disaster can rapidly lead to another, demonstrate how complex and deadly disaster risks have become. In the case of COVID-19, a biological ha…
This road map identifies activities and practical recommendations aiming to improve the availability, accessibility and use of risk information at the continental, regional, national and local scales, for the African Union Commission (AUC), the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and four countries - Angola, Ethiopia, UR Tanzania, Zambia - as well as k…
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the consequences of systematically underinvesting in resilience. Even before the world brings the COVID-19 disaster under control, we will all be demanding: “Never again.” At the same time, we know that there is another crisis unfolding – the climate emergency. Climate extremes and slow onset events due to climate change…
Most of the planet changed its view this year about the meaning of disaster. Not only because of the health crisis posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but because as the emergency unfolded, other risks had to be addressed and managed as well. COVID-19 has become a very clear example of what is meant by systemic risk, and an illustration of the cascading imp…
Publication
3 March 2020
This report is intended to measure the mainstreaming of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in public investment planning in recent years (2017–2019) in Angola. Using a risk-sensitive budget review (RSBR) methodology, it examines the extent to which public investments have addressed DRR objectives in this period. It does so by categorizing budget expenditures…
Publication
3 March 2020
This report provides an analysis of the state of public investment planning for the mainstreaming of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Botswana, as part of UNDRR’s programme “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities”. It does this by means of a risk-sensitive budget review (RSBR) analysis,…
Publication
3 March 2020
This report presents an analysis of public investment planning and financing strategy for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Cameroon, as part of UNDRR’s programme “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities”. It does this through a risk-sensitive budget review (RSBR) analysis that uses the Or…
This report provides an analysis of public investment planning for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Côte d’Ivoire and highlights the level of public investment in DRR in the country. To do this, it conducts a risk-sensitive budget review (RSBR), which uses the policy marker developed by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for…
This report provides an analysis of public investment planning for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and the level of public investment in DRR in Equatorial Guinea. It does this by means of a risk-sensitive budget review (RSBR) that applies the OECD DAC DRR policy marker to the country’s domestically financed current and capital budgets. The RSBR analysis w…