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Zimbabwe: Zim ups disaster management

27 Jun 2016, All Africa

The Zimbabwe government is developing a satellite generated flood management framework aimed at establishing proactive disaster risk management systems that will also influence future infrastructure development. The framework is informed by previous flooding disasters such as the Tokwe Mukosi floods in 2014, where hundreds of people were affected and others displaced.

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 2.1 [PDF, 116Kb]National and local risk assessments based on hazard data and vulnerability information are available and include risk assessments for key sectors
  • Indicator 3.1 [PDF, 105Kb]Relevant information on disasters is available and accessible at all levels, to all stakeholders (through networks, development of information sharing systems etc)

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