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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
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    Division of Risk and Disaster Management
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    Division of Risk and Disaster Management
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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 2002 6,800
Epidemic 2006 5,461
Earthquake* 2004 4,830
Flood 1997 1,237
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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