Achievements and trends in disaster reduction on the African continent: summary of the IDNDR national committee assessments

This report presents the results of the survey on African national committees for the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR), and discusses national achievements and challenges in disaster risk reduction (DRR) on the continent.

The report presents institutional and legal framework for DRR in African countries and outlines future requirements and priority areas of cooperation in disaster risk management.

Date:
1999
Pages:
20 p.
Sources:

Keywords

Themes:
Governance, Disaster Risk Management
Regions:
Africa
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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