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Actively engaging women in decision-making processes on climate action is important. Building this groundwork started ten years ago, at COP18, where nations agreed to improve women’s participation in international climate policymaking.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
Shepherd leading a flock of goats in a sandy and dusty environment in Africa.
University of Liverpool researchers are developing a new forecasting tool that uses climate data to help better predict and prepare for infectious diseases outbreaks in the Horn of Africa.
University of Liverpool
This paper explores how climate change-induced migration is creating physical health, mental health and wellbeing issues — both for migrants and the families they leave behind, through case study analysis from 12 regions in Asia, Africa and the Pacific.
International Institute for Environment and Development

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The goal of the National Climate Change Policy (NCCP) is to ensure a harmonised and coordinated approach towards a climate-resilient and low-carbon development path for sustainable development in Uganda. The overarching objective of the policy is to

Uganda - government

This five-year strategic plan (NICCP17-22) aims to coordinate resource mobilization and implementation of priority-targeted cholera prevention and control interventions across all levels (national, district, and community) in Uganda.

The major areas of

Uganda - government

The people of Uganda, through the Constituent Assembly in Objective 23 and Article 249 of the resulting Constitution, called for an end to intolerable and persistent loss of life, suffering and disruption of economic activities by disasters resulting from

Uganda - government

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The case study aims to enhance the understanding of policy design and implementation practices in support of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in Uganda.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
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The purpose of this study was to review selected National Adaptation Plans to better understand how disaster risk management is approached in climate change documents, and if systemic risk issues where impacts cascade across sectors are considered.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction UNDRR Bonn Office