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
The National Disaster Management Strategy specifies orientations, principles, criteria and methods for disaster prediction, prevention and risk reduction as well as preparedness, response, reconstruction and rehabilitation.
This document presents the objectives, structure and phases of the plan, and provides safety checklists for national, regional and local major development projects. It discusses the implementation of improved disaster information and communication system
This country profile for Iran provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
World Health Organization
Pan American Health Organization
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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 the ISDR partnership.