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Ghana: Education is key to disaster risk reduction – UNU Vice Rector

27 Jan 2015, Citi FM

'Disaster risk coping strategies often include alternative sources of income, evacuation, migration and reliance on aid and social networks but research from various case studies have proven that these coping strategies are not adequate to avoid loss and damage, hence the need to complement current efforts with new strategies,' said Prof. Rhyner, Vice Rector of UNU...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO)
  • Website:http://www.nadmo.gov.gh
  • Phone:+233 302 780 221 +233 243 366 078


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO)
  • Website:http://www.nadmo.gov.gh
  • Phone:+233 302 780 221 +233 243 366 078
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1983 12,500,000
Flood 1991 2,000,000
Flood 1995 700,000
Flood 2007 332,600
Flood 1999 324,602
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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