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How can social protection systems be leveraged for anticipatory action?
Examines existing social protection systems in hazard-prone countries to collect lessons learned and recommendations on how social protection systems could be best used to inform or implement anticipatory action.
Feinstein International Center Tufts University United States Agency for International Development
With $3 million in support, this consortium of universities launched by USAID will encourage innovations that help humanitarian organizations and communities act early to respond to emergencies.
United States Agency for International Development
Coverpage of "Lessons from mainstreaming climate change in Namibia"
This inside story recounts the lessons learned over seven years of producing knowledge and robust evidence on climate impacts to influence decision-making and implementation of climate action (from 2014-2021).
Climate and Development Knowledge Network University of Namibia Desert Research Foundation of Namibia

DRR Community in Namibia

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

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National Platform

Namibia National Platform

National policies and plans


The National Disaster Risk Management Plan (NDRMP) aims to provide guidance and strengthen national capacity for disaster risk management and to provide a framework for sectoral and regional disaster risk management in Namibia. The scope of the NDRMP is

Namibia - government

The primary responsibility for disaster risk management in Namibia rests with the government. The first Principle of State Policy, Article 95 of the Constitution of the Republic of Namibia, requires the state to actively promote the welfare of its people

Namibia - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

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This profile is part of a series of Climate Risk Country Profiles developed by the World Bank Group.
World Bank, the
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2009-11 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Directorate Disaster Management