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Madagascar

Lack of cash ‘foiling African disaster risk reduction’

27 Feb 2014, SciDevNet

'Although the institutionalisation of disaster risk reduction has been high on the agenda of many African countries, there are still inadequate budgetary commitments for the integration of disaster risk reduction measures in typical government line functions and ministries,' Animesh Kumar, UNISDR Africa programme officer tells SciDev.Net. Kumar highlights some successes such as early warning and DRR curricula, while calling for improved action post-2015...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Bureau National de Gestion des Risques et des Catastrophes, Ministère de l'Intérieur et de la Réforme Administrative (BNGRC)
  • Website:http://www.bngrc.mg/
  • Contact:Executive Secretary
  • Phone:+261 20 22 594 50 + 261 32 04 807 97


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Bureau National de Gestion des Risques et des Catastrophes, Ministère de l'Intérieur et de la Réforme Administrative (BNGRC)
  • Website:http://www.bngrc.mg/
  • Contact:Executive Secretary
  • Phone:+261 20 22 594 50 + 261 32 04 807 97
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1981 1,000,000
Storm 2004 988,139
Drought 1988 950,000
Storm 2000 736,937
Drought 2002 600,000
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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