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2021

The purpose of this paper is to complement the overwhelming focus on external partners in existing studies of capacity development for disaster risk reduction (DRR) or climate change adaptation (CCA), by exploring the perspectives of internal partners on

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
2020

Botswana is considered highly vulnerable to climate variability and change due to its high dependence on rain-fed agriculture and natural resources, high levels of poverty – particularly in rural areas, and a low adaptive capacity to deal with these

World Bank, the
guidance note on use of risk profiles cover
2020

In 2018, as part of the “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities” programme, UNDRR, with the help of CIMA Research Foundation, VU Amsterdam, and Wageningen University and Research developed

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale VU University Amsterdam Wageningen University and Research Centre
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This article explores how forecasting disease outbreaks and Forecast-based Action can be brought together to strengthen early action for epidemics.
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies German Red Cross
Knowledge of traditional fire management globally was scarce. Botswana’s traditional fire techniques indicated that prevention overperforms suppression on a large scale.
Conversation Media Group, the
Botswana cover
2020

This report provides an analysis of the state of public investment planning for the mainstreaming of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Botswana, as part of UNDRR’s programme “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
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The country currently has 5 suspected cases and has not recorded a confirmed case yet. WHO continues to provide technical guidance, training and support on a daily basis.
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa
The findings could provide the basis for an early-warning system that would allow public health officials to prepare as long as seven months ahead of time.
Columbia University
2019

This publication examines the physical, material and psychological gender-differentiated impacts of weather and climate as well as the gender-specific needs for information and services on the basis of primary data emerging from 18 case studies, including

World Meteorological Organization
2019

Social vulnerability to natural hazards has become a topical issue in the face of climate change. For disaster risk reduction strategies to be effective, prior assessments of social vulnerability have to be undertaken. This study applies the household

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