Kadiatu Koroma only narrowly escaped the mudslide that engulfed her home in Sierra Leone's ramshackle capital last August, killing an estimated 1,000 people in one of the worst flooding-related dis

This Strategic Approach to Capacity Development for Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction seeks to establish among all stakeholders a common understanding of capacity development within the disaster risk reduction (DRR) context.

Residents of Ngororero District are still grieving after nine children lost their lives during the weekend downpour that also left two other people in the district missing.

This report uses rigorous hydrodynamic and economic models to value the coastal flood protection services of mangroves globally, and identifies the places where mangroves provide the greatest risk reduction benefits to people and property.

Dodoma — Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said on Thursday April 19, that the government's disaster committees will assess the damage caused by heavy rains and flooding across the country and interve

This study is part of a forward-thinking agenda disaster risk management in Mozambique. The objectives of this study are: to analyze the current funding mechanisms for disaster management in Mozambique

This publication takes forward the 12 action points adopted at the First Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (ASTCDRR) as a contribution to the global ‘Science and Technology Roadmap’.

This disaster management research roadmap for the ASEAN region was created in the hopes that it will guide the process of achieving the goal of becoming a global leader on disaster risk management (DRM) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) by 2025.

Countries in Asia and the Pacific must build resilience to natural hazards and invest in social protection systems if the region is to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to a joint report launched by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (AD

At least 17 people are dead on Madagascar after a tropical cyclone struck the Indian Ocean island nation at the weekend.

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