Disaster reduction in Africa: ISDR Informs 2009 issue

The 2009 issue of Africa Informs covers disaster risk reduction activities in Sub Saharan Africa at regional, sub regional and national level.

It includes:

Disaster risk reduction in Africa

  • Regional level
    - Disaster risk reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa
    - Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action and the Africa Regional Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction
    - Global platform for disaster risk reduction

Programme of Action for implementation of the Africa Regional Strategy for disaster risk reduction

  • Second Africa Ministerial Conference on disaster risk reduction
  • Disaster risk reduction at sub regional level
    - The African Union
    - Institutional arrangements at sub regional level
    - Economic community of Central African States (ECCAS)
    - Indian Ocean Commission (IOC)
    - Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
    - Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)

Disaster risk reduction at national level

  • A situation report from The Gambia
  • Interagency activities
    - Urban risk in Africa: making cities resilient
    - 2009 international day for disaster reduction
    - Climate change adaptation in Africa
    - Climate change in a pastoral setting
    - Swine flu: the threat of the H1N1 pandemic

Views and reviews

  • UN Spider activities in Africa
  • Introducing Periperi U
  • Risk reduction with IFRC
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Climate Change, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance, Social Impacts & Social Resilience
Drought, Epidemic & Pandemic
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction took place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction took place in 2015.
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