UNISDR Africa spotlight issue 2

This issue addresses disaster risk by highlighting the action undertaken by the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and its partners to reduce the impacts of natural hazards in Africa.

Its content includes:
- Africa Working Group agrees to implement the Strategy for disaster risk reduction
- World Disaster Campaign
- Making Cities Resilient: My City is Getting Ready Campaign
- Africa affirms its strong political commitment to the UN GA debate disaster risk reduction
-Regional Update EAC, ECCAS, ECOWAS, SADC and IGAD
-Horn of Africa , progress in the implementation of the HFA 2009-2011
- ACMAD and UNISDR to build Africa regional partnership between climate scientists and disaster risk
- UNISDR joins OCHA to “Ending drought Emergencies in Kenya”
- Feasibility study for establishing a sub-regional centre for disaster
Date:
2011
Pages:
3 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Community-based DRR, Media
Regions:
Africa

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