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Lesotho

Don’t ignore the one group that can make climate action happen

20 Sep 2017, IRIN

Southern Africa was one of the hardest hit regions by the 2015-2016 drought, which especially affected female smallholder farmers by exacerbating their pre-existing vulnerability. But promoting gender equality and women's leadership can make humanitarian responses more effective, and should be at the core of disaster risk reduction programmes.


    National Platform
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    Disaster Management Authority (DMA)
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  • Contact:DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE
  • Phone:+266 223 121 83 +266 593 213 26


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Disaster Management Authority (DMA)
  • Website:
  • Contact:DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE
  • Phone:+266 223 121 83 +266 593 213 26
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