A new study published by Arup has revealed the “sponginess”, or natural ability to absorb rainwater, of five cities’ urban centres across Africa. This comes as leaders at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh turn their attention to Water Day.
In 2022, the world saw floods in Pakistan, droughts in the Horn of Africa, and hurricanes in the Caribbean. With each new day comes yet another headline pointing to a climate disaster unfolding somewhere in the world.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
This document serves as a guide in addressing the needs and rationale for safer house development in rural areas; recommending a series of suggested steps that highlight key points that should be considered when planning a safer house construction and/or
This national contingency matrix plan provides general guidance in emergencies management and operations of crises. It aims to enable the concerned ministries and institutions to analyze the impact of potential disaster and ensure that adequate and
This Strategy aims to guide the process of mainstreaming climate resilience and low carbon development into key sectors of the economy. It provides a strategic framework which includes a vision for 2050, guiding principles, strategic objectives
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 ISDR System partners.
Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs