Botswana

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2021

The purpose of this paper is to complement the overwhelming focus on external partners in existing studies of capacity development for disaster risk reduction (DRR) or climate change adaptation (CCA), by exploring the perspectives of internal partners on

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
2020

Botswana is considered highly vulnerable to climate variability and change due to its high dependence on rain-fed agriculture and natural resources, high levels of poverty – particularly in rural areas, and a low adaptive capacity to deal with these

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guidance note on use of risk profiles cover
2020

In 2018, as part of the “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities” programme, UNDRR, with the help of CIMA Research Foundation, VU Amsterdam, and Wageningen University and Research developed

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National policies and plans

2013

This strategy aims to achieve the following objectives:

  • To establish and incorporate the foundational guiding arrangements for disaster risk reduction in the country.
  • To increase awareness and knowledge of disaster risk reduction methods and
Botswana - government
1996

This report presents Botswana’s disaster risks and natural hazards, such as flood, drought and wildfire, and discusses country’s institutional and legal framework for disaster reduction. It provides directives on the elaboration of effective national

Botswana - government
2009

The National Disaster Risk Management Plan (NDRMP) will be the basis to establish policies, strategies and procedures that will guide all levels of society in disaster preparedness, response and risk reduction. The NDRMP envisages and identifies risks

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Risk and governance profile(s)

2020

Botswana is considered highly vulnerable to climate variability and change due to its high dependence on rain-fed agriculture and natural resources, high levels of poverty – particularly in rural areas, and a low adaptive capacity to deal with these

World Bank, the
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2015
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
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