UNISDR Africa spotlight on DRR, issue 3, November 2011

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 agrees on a common position for Durban
- International Day for Disaster Reduction 2011
- Southern Africa launches DRR platform
- SARCOF-15: Bridging gaps between climatologists and DRR experts
- East African Community seeks common strategy to address DRR
- Core Group of the Africa Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction
- Natural Disaster Losses Inventory Database
- Gabon Platform launch DRR activities
- Making Cities Resilient: 'My city is getting ready' camapign update
- UNISDR and UNDP DDC hold the fourth drought adaptation forum
- Horn of Africa leaders issue call to reform emergency response
- Upcoming events
Date:
2011
Pages:
5 p.
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Themes:
Capacity Development, Climate Change, Governance
Hazards:
Drought
Countries:
Gabon, South Africa
Regions:
Africa
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