Malawi

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An African man biking through flooded streets.
In many countries, critical data that is needed to inform strategies and policies around disaster risk management tends to be scattered across various stakeholders — and sometimes much of it exists on paper that is not readily accessible.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Medium
Build Back Better: Guidance on Building Flood Resistant Homes
2015
This document is a technical guidance to support in shelter and housing for recovery efforts from the 2015 Malawi Floods.
Global Shelter Cluster
Malawi Floods and Rains Recovery Program: Floods and Rains
2016
This case study is Catholic Relief Services' recovery program for Malawi floods and rains that occurred in 2015.
Catholic Relief Services

DRR Community in Malawi

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

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National Platform

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National policies and plans

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2021
This multi-hazard contingency plan was developed as a collaborative effort and consultative process under the guidance of the Department of Disaster Management Affairs.
Malawi - government
2020

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

Malawi - government
2020

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

Malawi - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

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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
This is an in-depth analysis of the enabling environment for early action in Malawi. Malawi is extremely vulnerable and exposed to a range of climatic shocks in southern Africa, especially to drought induced by the occurrence of a possible El Niño event.
Risk-informed Early Action Partnership