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Social Impacts & Resilience

Consequences of a hazardous event on the physical, economic and psychological well-being of individuals and on the functioning of a community. Features of a social system that help to avoid losses and maintain or recover satisfying living conditions after a shock.

Gambia: Agency for development launches EU climate change project in Nuimi

6 May 2015, Point, the

The Agency for the Development of Women and Children on Tuesday launched an EU-funded project aimed at supporting 2,580 smallholder farmers in Upper Nuimi in Gambia to increase their resilience and get them adapted to impacts of climate change, reports the Point...

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk
  • Disaster Risk Reduction AdvisorAfghanistan (Based in Faizabad, Badakshan Province North East Afghanistan with frequent field visits to Badakshan and Takhar provinces, Kabul and other consortium project locations in Ghor, Samangan, Sare-e-Pul, Balkh and Jawzjan provinces based on security clearance.), Concern Worldwide

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