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LILONGWE, 6 January 2016 – Africa has cleared a new milestone in its drive to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The pioneer is Malawi, which has undergone a peer review of its policies and actions, almost a year after being battered by floods. A ten-day assessment of Malawi by three specialists each from Mozambique, South Afri…
… or establishment of national platforms, definition of DRR policies and national action plans by identifying challenges, gaps and needs in existing mechanisms and … or establishment of national platforms, definition of DRR policies and national action plans by identifying challenges, gaps and needs in existing mechanisms and …
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… This book was published for launch at the third Session of Global Platform for Disaster Reduction (GPDR) and it is the latest in a series of volumes addressing natural … Finally, it contributes to the comprehensive range of literature on disaster risk reduction. … This book was published for launch at the third Session of Global …
… This policy brief, issued while Governments discuss how to adapt to climate change in Durban, reflects that African countries are committed and investing funds to reduce risk to floods and droughts, albeit too little and still insufficiently in … other relevant publications. … This policy brief, issued while Governments discuss how to adapt to climate change in Durban, reflects that African countries are …
… and recommendations of advocates and practitioners. The Analysis section of this report draws from the wide range of reports and case studies and lessons learned from … focus on school safety outcomes. Key Committment to Outcomes include: (i) Assessment; (ii) Safe school facilities; (iii) School disaster management; (iv) Disaster risk reduction in school curricula. … ISDR Thematic …
Training Workshop Event As part of activities under Track I of the GFDRR in Africa, the UN/ISDR and the World Bank together with a number of ISDR system partners, including UNDP/Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Reduction (BCPR) and the ProVention Consortium, under the auspices of the African Union, will sponsor a training workshop for Sub-Saharan Africa…
… Seychelles Minister of Home Affairs, Environment, Transport and Energy, at an annual SADC Disaster Risk Reduction and Preparedness Planning Workshop, which took … Seychelles Minister of Home Affairs, Environment, Transport and Energy, at an annual SADC Disaster Risk Reduction and Preparedness Planning Workshop, which took …
Policy coherence is instrumental to address vulnerability and resilience holistically. Bearing in mind the complexities inherent to these processes, systems thinking have been recognized as an approach to enhance the exchange of knowledge and tools and optimize resources for sustainable development (UNESCAP, 2018).To this end, UNDRR is organising a mult…
UNDRR launched the online Sendai Framework Monitor system (SFM) in March 2018. The SFM is an accountability tool to assist countries in monitoring, assessing and evaluating progress and challenges in the implementation of disaster risk reduction (DRR) at the global, national, sub-national and local levels. This training will support Malawi in its effor…
In 2015, Members of the United Nations adopted the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Paris Agreement for Climate Change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which together provide a road map for a more sustainable and resilient world. The implementation of each agenda has led to the creation of a range of institutional arrang…