Afghanistan

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2022
This brief focuses on how climate change acts as a threat multiplier, worsening the existing risks and vulnerabilities to hunger for already disadvantaged people, particularly women, agricultural workers, and small-scale farmers.
Oxfam International Secretariat
Continuing drought brings food insecurity and a risk for emerging or ongoing conflict in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia, as well as Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan, according to a new quarterly update that analyses finds from a global early warning tool.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - IHE DELFT Institute for Water Education
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2022
This publication examines risks from flooding and earthquakes in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) region. It assesses the protection gap and identifies ways of strengthening financing.
Asian Development Bank

DRR Community in Afghanistan

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National policies and plans

2003

The National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP) focuses on streamlining disaster management systems at the national level through the reorganization of the Department for Disaster Preparedness and the elaboration of major stakeholders' operating procedures

Afghanistan - government
2011

The Afghanistan Strategic National Action Plan (SNAP) for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR): Towards Peace and Stable Development is a sectoral national strategy applicable for the period 2011-2015. It envisages achieving two goals: (1) to develop the

Afghanistan - government Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority
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

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