Benin

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A regional project to strengthen flood and drought management and early warnings in the Volta Basin has been selected by the Adaptation Fund portfolio monitoring mission in order to highlight implementation experience that will benefit future projects.
World Meteorological Organization
Woman walking through the flooded street in Nigeria with a yellow rain cape.
From May until October 2022, large parts of West Africa experienced large-scale flooding caused by above average seasonal rainfall and water management.
World Weather Attribution
Over 16 million people living in at-risk communities in northern Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Togo will benefit from a new regional project to proactively prevent the spread of conflict from the Sahel, reduce vulnerability to climate change.
World Bank, the

DRR Community in Benin

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

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National Platform

Benin National Platform

National policies and plans

2005

Le Programme d’Action National de Lutte contre la Désertification (PAN) a pour but d’identifier les facteurs qui contribuent à la désertification et les mesures concrètes à prendre pour lutter contre la désertification et atténuer les effets de la

Benin - government
2016

The development of this strategy is based on the assessment of both vulnerability and the greenhouse gas mitigation potential of the six main sectors of development in Benin. The overall objective of this strategy is broken down into three specific

Benin - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

Benin cover
2022
In response to the need to support efficient implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sendai Framework in sub-Saharan Africa, UNDRR is supporting closer engagement of DRR and CCA practices, communities, and institutions.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
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2021
The purpose of this study was to review selected National Adaptation Plans to better understand how disaster risk management is approached in climate change documents, and if systemic risk issues where impacts cascade across sectors are considered.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction UNDRR Bonn Office