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Τηis study details an exploratory investigation into the socioeconomic and environmental constructs of rural high flood-risk communities to identify capacities that may be enhanced.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
In this study, the authors investigate (i) human migration flows and the influence of climate hazards on these flows and (ii) the benefits and dis-benefits of migration in supporting climate change adaptation.
Regional Environmental Change (Springer)
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

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Namibia National Platform

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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
This country risk profile for Namibia provides a comprehensive view of hazard, risk and uncertainties for floods and droughts in a changing climate, with projections for the period 2050-2100.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale