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This report analyses public investment planning for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Tanzania and highlights the level of public investment in DRR in the country. It does this through a risk-sensitive budget review (RSBR), which uses the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC) DRR policy marke…
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9 July 2020
This policy brief highlights how investing in disaster risk reduction not only protects lives and assets, but can also yield additional benefits that can enhance the wellbeing and resilience of African countries. Under the program, “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries, and Communities” by the African…
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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 UR Tanzania. The present report describes the methods of direct and indirect benefit assessment and their application to flood and drought risk management and is released…
… It provides indications on possible hazardous events and their impact taking into consideration past and probable future events in a comprehensive risk assessment … in the various global frameworks adopted in 2015 and 2016, such as the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, the Paris Agreement, the Agenda for Humanity, the New Urban Agenda and … led to changes in how flooding was addressed by governments on all levels. In the words of Robert Slump (2012) from the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment: …
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…