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Significant proportion of urban dwellers who are poor and those whose living conditions do not provide adequate shelter from heat risks make Africa deserving special attention
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GFDRR was instrumental in mobilizing trust fund resources to produce high-quality technical assistance products to the government of Sierra Leone, including a series of multihazard review and risk assessments.
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
This report maps the legal, policy and institutional framework for disaster recovery in Sierra Leone - including both the general framework and the Recovery Action Plan and Framework adopted to guide recovery from the 2017 landslide.
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

DRR Community in Sierra Leone

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National Platform

Sierra Leone National Platform

National policies and plans

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The initial National Adaptation Plan (iNAP) responds to the overall objectives of the UNFCCC’s National Adaptation Plan Guidelines for reducing vulnerability to the impacts of climate change.
Sierra Leone - government

The disaster management Policy is a comprehensive approach that enhances increased political commitment to disaster risk management thereby encouraging government agencies to take the lead and supported by non-governmental organisations. It also promotes

Sierra Leone - government

The purpose of the National Disaster Preparedness and Response Plan (NDPRP) is to establish a comprehensive all-hazard approach to national incident management spectrum of activities including preparedness, prevention, mitigation, response and recovery

Sierra Leone - government

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despite regular donor inflows for disaster response, Sierra Leone remains without a robust system for tracking the use of donor funds. Sierra Leone’s shift toward proactive financial planning will take time.
World Bank, the Global Risk Financing Facility
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.
Disaster Management Department, Office of National Security