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A UN pilot program in Namibia is trialing a new approach to financing climate adaptation. The project aims to empower local communities by putting decision-making and funding directly into their hands, allowing them to build resilience to climate change.
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This National Action Plan for Health Security, based on the JEE recommendations and other complementary assessments, covers all the 19 technical areas required to effectively prevent, detect, and respond to public health threats.
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This diagnostic report was prepared in response to a technical assistance request from the Government of the Republic of Namibia (GRN) to support the design and implementation of an index-based agriculture insurance program targeting small-scale farmers.
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Namibia's first Nationally Determined Contribution outlines the country's aims in relation to the the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
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This seismic risk profile of Namibia, 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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Τηis study details an exploratory investigation into the socioeconomic and environmental constructs of rural high flood-risk communities to identify capacities that may be enhanced.
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In this study, the authors investigate (i) human migration flows and the influence of climate hazards on these flows and (ii) the benefits and dis-benefits of migration in supporting climate change adaptation.

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