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Ghana

Risk reduction index in West Africa

17 Dec 2013, DARA

The RRI aims to help governments, civil society and other actors understand the underlying risks and that render communities more vulnerable to natural hazards, so that they can be addressed from a more integrated perspective. The report provides an analysis of the capacities and conditions for Disaster Risk Reduction in six West African countries...


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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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.