Afghanistan

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Amir Beg Khusrawi still has vivid memories of a flash flood that swept through his village in Afghanistan’s rugged northeast a decade ago.
United Nations Environment Programme
Vicious circles - violence, vulnerability and climate change
Many of the conditions that shape vulnerability to climate change also increase the likelihood of climate–conflict interactions. The impacts of armed conflict aggravate these conditions further.
Annual Reviews
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2021
This review highlights the prominence of ‘resilience’ in donor interventions, but that there is a continued lack of clarity on how it should be measured or evaluated.
K4D Research Helpdesk (Institute of Development Studies)

DRR Community in Afghanistan

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Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointAfghanistan National Disaster Management Authority

National Platform

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National policies and plans

2014

This strategy aims to expand co-ordination and collaboration within Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) Programmes to the greater benefit of those affected by natural hazards. This strategy will help in establishing focused directions

Afghanistan - government
2013

This provincial disaster risk management plan presents coordinated disaster risk management (DRM) activities in the Badakhshan province to assist government line departments and other provincial stakeholders to implement actions agreed in Standard

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority
2013

This document is the first-ever policy plan to mainstream gender in disaster risk management in Afghanistan, Badakhshan province. Advancement of women is a central to Afghanistan's pursuit of provincial peace and reconstruction, gender equality and the

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority Ministry of Women's Affairs

Risk and governance profile(s)

2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Afghanistan under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2020
The disaster risk reduction (DRR) status report provides a snapshot of the state of DRR in Afghanistan under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific Asian Disaster Preparedness Center