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2015 Malawi Flood
Our visit comes at a time when Malawi is recovering from the devastating impacts of Tropical Cyclone Freddy, which led to the tragic loss of many lives, displaced hundreds of thousands of people, and destroyed a great deal of the country's infrastructure.
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Malawi smallholder farming
With an economy relying heavily on rain-fed agriculture, Malawi is increasingly vulnerable to climate shocks. Malawi has seen increases in the frequency and severity of droughts, which cause the poorest and most vulnerable communities the most suffering
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A storm off the coast of Iceland as imaged by a weather satellite
Cooperation between Malawi, China and UNDP is helping vulnerable communities take the initiative to minimise flood risks
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National policies and plans

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This multi-hazard contingency plan was developed as a collaborative effort and consultative process under the guidance of the Department of Disaster Management Affairs.
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In recent past years, Malawi has experienced severe disasters which have resulted in fiscal pressure and macroeconomic instability. It is in this context that this Disaster Risk Financing Strategy (DRFS) has been developed, which outlines strategic

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Climate change has been recognized as one of the biggest challenges that humanity is facing today. It has serious worldwide implications for economic development, food security and poverty eradication for developing countries, especially for Least

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Risk and governance profile(s)

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Malawi's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
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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