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Myanmar: Nargis memory spurs resilience training

UNISDR AP

'According to available studies, five years after Cyclone Nargis, only 25 percent of the agricultural land that was affected had fully recovered. With such a finding one can only imagine the challenge we have to build disaster resilience in our country that still relies so much on agriculture for livelihoods,' says The Deputy Director of the Ministry of Social Welfare’s Relief and Resettlement Department, Dr. Min Thein...

  • Kenya Green Universities Network launched to promote sustainability practices in higher education institutions

    UNEP

    With 70 public and private universities in Kenya, there is great potential to promote sustainability both through education and practice. 'Many Kenyan universities have already recognized sustainability demands and have responded in ways that are worth sharing. They are investing in greener campuses, greener curricula, and ways of engaging staff, students and community,' said Achim Steiner, UNEP Executive Director...

  • Uganda: UN to build the resilience of communities in Karamoja

    WFP

    The Joint Resilience Strategy for Karamoja Region will focus on four areas: diversifying livelihood strategies and intensifying production in order to increase household income and improve food security; improving basic social services to strengthen vulnerable households’ human capital; establishing predictable safety nets; and strengthening disaster risk management support...

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