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A boy raises his hand in class. Burundi
In 2020, the World Food Programme and the Burundi Red Cross launched a new partnership-based project to develop anticipatory actions for various hazards, including floods caused by extreme rainfall and drought.
Anticipation Hub
Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
Documents and publications
This seismic risk profile of Burundi, 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.
Four African women sitting next to each other on a bench in a room of people.
Burundi recently witnessed a significant event aimed at fostering inclusivity and addressing the impact of climate change on persons with disabilities.
World Council of Churches
Women in Rwanda growing coffee to support themselves.
Women in Burundi’s rural areas are spending what little money they have to increase their land’s resilience. Often, these costs come directly from their meager household budgets, sometimes simply to secure their access to productive farming land t
World Bank, the
Cover - Burundi VNC MTR
Documents and publications
Burundi's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
A man wades along a flooded street in Wawa, Ogun State, Nigeria
Slamdam is part of a wave of cutting-edge technologies that experts hope will help the developing world adapt to the fallout from climate change, which includes floods, rising seas, scorching temperatures and more severe storms.
United Nations Environment Programme
Documents and publications
WFP and partners have undertaken an analysis of climate risks in Burundi and recommended programmes to address identified risks.
Two African women weeding a salad plantation in a West African farming village
Research briefs
Warfare exacerbates the impacts of drought to produce food insecurity crises that last long after the drought has passed, new research documents.
Eos - AGU

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