Rwanda

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People crossing a flood river in Durban floods, South Africa (2022)
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.
Arup International Development
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
Armyworm feeding on a corn plant
Researchers assessing the effects of a campaign on fall armyworm control and maize yield found thatcampaign increased maize yield by up to 34 per cent by aiding adoption of better practices
Science and Development Network

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

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National Platform

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National policies and plans

2012

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

Rwanda - government
2016

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

Rwanda - government
2011

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

Rwanda - government

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2015
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the 2013-15 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and the ISDR partnership.
Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs
2012
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