Jordan

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There’s a misguided belief amongst some that climate change is “coming.” But, ask farmers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region who are witnessing more frequent droughts, and they will assure you that the change is well and truly here already.
Climatelinks International Water Management Institute
Moroccan farmer overlooking his heard of sheep on his fields.
You don’t need to read the latest reports to know that droughts have increased in frequency and severity over the last decades. Just ask the farmers.
International Water Management Institute
Jordan: Climate-smart agriculture action plan
2022
Climate-smart agriculture offers Jordan opportunities to adapt to and mitigate the impacts of climate change, while promoting continued growth and job creation.
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National Platform

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National policies and plans

2019

This strategy is a road map to have a common understanding of the disaster risk reduction (DRR) sector. It is guided by Jordan’s development priorities and aims specifically at achieving a set of objectives, including setting basic disaster risk reduction

Jordan - government United Nations Development Programme National Center for Security and Crisis Management
2015

The aligned National Action Plan (NAP) to Combat Desertification in Jordan 2015-2020 consists of a vision, logical framework, monitoring program on desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) and sustainable land management (SLM), and an

Jordan - government
2003

This plan aims to demonstrate procedures and actions must be taken to carry out comprehensive civil defence actions in relation to readiness for encountering disasters and removing their consequences.

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Risk and governance profile(s)

2013
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.
Supreme Council of Civil Defence, General Directorate of Civil Defence Disaster Management