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Rwanda: National Report in preparation for WCDR (2004)

  • Title in original language: Disaster Risk Reduction and prevention in Rwanda
  • Publication date: 2004
  • Source:Rwanda - government

Disaster context in Rwanda is mainly linked with natural, man-made and mixed
disasters. Many cases of disaster are particularly linked to the geographic, historical and socio-cultural aspects of the country. Rwanda has limited cases of disaster resulting from natural hazards, but has sometimes experienced localized flooding and landslides and drought. There are also disasters resulting from epidemics, road accidents, forest fires and social conflicts.

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  • Countries/Regions:Rwanda

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/962

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