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Namibia

 Namibia drought photo by Flickr user Andrea, Dogon56, CC BY-NC 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/11250312

UN official hails Namibia's drought risk management policy

18 Sep 2013, Bernama

'I call on countries, the UN, international institutions and business community to provide support to enable Namibia to move beyond crisis management and adopt strong preparedness and risk management strategies,' the Namibia Press Agency (Nampa) quoted Luc Gnacadja, executive secretary of the UNCCD, as saying...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Office of the Prime Minister
  • Website:http://www.opm.gov.na
  • Contact:Director
  • Phone:+264 61 4351001/2 +264 811 297 117


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Office of the Prime Minister
  • Website:http://www.opm.gov.na
  • Contact:Director
  • Phone:+264 61 4351001/2 +264 811 297 117
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2009 350,000
Drought 2002 345,000
Drought 1991 250,000
Drought 1995 163,200
Flood 2008 65,000
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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