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UK aid protects thousands from extreme weather as ‘mega storms’ tracked across Africa

22 Jan 2019, DFID, United Kingdom - gov; NERC; United Kingdom - gov

British research has found that mega storms are three times more common than they were 35 years ago due to climate change. UK aid and partners are tracking and analysing these storms to implement risk reduction measures in the most vulnerable areas of Burkina Faso and Senegal.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Direction de la Protection Civile, Ministère de l'Intérieur (Senegal) (DPC)
  • Website: http://www.gouv.sn/
  • Contact:Director
  • Phone:(221) 33 889 39 00 (221) 77 529 05 32


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Direction de la Protection Civile, Ministère de l'Intérieur (Senegal) (DPC)
  • Website: http://www.gouv.sn/
  • Contact:Director
  • Phone:(221) 33 889 39 00 (221) 77 529 05 32

Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.