HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
 By Bethany Matta/IRIN

Combating food insecurity and displacement in drought-hit parts of Afghanistan

IRIN

Weak coordination between the Afghan government and international organizations and the lack of good management and professionalism have contributed to the absence of any sustainable water projects in Ghor so far, said Sayed Qazi, director of international relations at Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority...

  • Kenya's drought insurance helps Islamic herders

    Cornell Univ

    Index-Based Livestock Insurance offers a promising new option for helping poor populations manage natural disasters more effectively and in a more ecologically sustainable manner,” said Barrett, a fellow in Cornell’s David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future...

  • ADB: Closer cooperation needed to counter shifting global, Asian landscapes

    ADB

    Key priorities for developing disaster risk financing markets and strengthening financial resilience include business continuity planning, enhanced technical and institutional capabilities, and better coordination among public authorities...

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