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Climate change is driving millions of people into hunger. On World Food Day, we’re highlighting simple solutions that give communities sustainable access to food – and hope.
Action Against Hunger International
Early warning systems, contingency planning and local action can strengthen West Africa’s responses to increasingly frequent severe flooding.
African Development Bank
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By the end of this century, typical daily temperatures in West Africa set to be even higher than those registered on the hottest days at present, study indicates.
Thomson Reuters Foundation,

DRR Community in Mauritania

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointMinistèr de L'Environnement et du Développement Durable

National Platform

Mauritania National Platform

National policies and plans


Le Plan national de gestion de risque acridien (PGRA) est constitué de deux composantes : le Plan de prévention du risque acridien (PPRA) et le Plan national d’urgence antiacridienne (PNUA). 

Le Plan de prévention du risque acridien (PPRA) a pour objet

Mauritania - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2011-13 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
Ministèr de L'Environnement et du Développement Durable