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The restoration, and improvement where appropriate, of facilities, livelihoods and living conditions of disaster-affected communities, including efforts to reduce disaster risk factors.

Malawi: Climate change deepens poverty among subsistence farmers

7 Oct 2015, MANA, Malawi - gov

'We first noticed that something was wrong around us after the year 2000 when the rainfall pattern changed abruptly and the rains became more erratic and floods, drought, and dry spells became an annual occurrence,' said Annie Ganizani, a mother of seven. She added, 'The floods and dry spells quickly resulted into dwindling yields leading to food shortages and subsequently taking us into deep poverty'...

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 3.2 [PDF, 116Kb]School curricula , education material and relevant trainings include disaster risk reduction and recovery concepts and practices
  • Indicator 4.5 [PDF, 87Kb]Disaster risk reduction measures are integrated into post disaster recovery and rehabilitation processes
  • Indicator 5.3 [PDF, 86Kb]Financial reserves and contingency mechanisms are in place to support effective response and recovery when required.

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