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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
Floods 2009 Namibia Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA)
This Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) assesses the level of damage and losses incurred as a result of the flooding, and to provide a preliminary assessment of recovery and reconstruction options that could provide the affected population with a safer environment in the face of future natural events such as droughts and floods.
Namibia - government World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters European Union

DRR Community in Namibia

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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.
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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