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This seismic risk profile of Botswana, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
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This study investigated whether DRR is adequately funded within SADC member states in light of the high stakes in human life, infrastructure, and economic losses and the potential savings involved.
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This report takes stock of Adaptive Social Protection (ASP) in four of the five SACU (Southern Africa Customs Union) countries and provides targeted recommendations for each country’s development.

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

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

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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

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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 (IFRC)
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

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