8 Jan 2014, UNISDR AF
Herders whose livestock was devastated by a cyclone are taking steps to reduce their vulnerability and exposure to future disasters - some by finding areas that afford better protection from extreme weather events for themselves and their livestock. In a video interview, one herder told ICRC: 'After the floods we needed a clean place with more trees. The ground here is higher and harder. We chose higher ground for fear of more rain and floods.'..
|Disaster||Date||Affected||(no. of people)|
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08 *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
External Online Resources
Create your own view of country national HFA progress by selecting, sorting and comparing the data and information you wish to see. View it online or download a spreadsheet.
Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.