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GIDRM aims to strengthen the capacities of decision-makers by making methods for risk-informed development (RID) interventions available. In Lesotho, GIDRM is piloting a climate risk-assessment tool with the water sector as an entry point for RID.
Global Initiative on Disaster Risk Management
2011 lesotho pdna
This PDNA examines the social and economic damage caused by a series of extreme weather events between December 2010 and February 2011 in Lesotho. A disaster recovery framework with guiding principles for reconstruction and DRR programs is included.
Lesotho - government United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
FAO Sub-Saharan Africa - Strengthening resilience
This publication highlights how FAO is working with partners and governments to strengthen the ability of communities in sub-Saharan Africa and food systems to withstand and rapidly recover from crises.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters

DRR Community in Lesotho

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National Platform

Lesotho National Platform

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The objectives of this national action programme (NAP) is to structure and guide the implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and define the elements of strengthening environmental capacities, enhance public

Lesotho - government

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Lesotho has fragile ecosystems because of its topography. Mean monthly temperature changes are expected to increase by more than 2.0°C for the 2050s and by 4.4°C by end of the century.
World Bank, the
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.
Lesotho - government