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10 Dec 2018 description

Three years ago, Lesotho, Southern Africa’s small mountain kingdom surrounded by South Africa, was hit hard by the drought that led to the driest season in the region in 35 years. In the tiny dynastic nation, the El Niño driven-phenomenon resulted in a fall in maize production, the country's staple food.

But now thanks to the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, climate change impacts in African countries like Lesotho have met their match.

30 Nov 2018 description

Executive Summary

This report highlights the results achieved by the African Caribbean Pacific – European Union (ACP-EU) Natural Disaster Risk Reduction (NDRR) Program during fiscal year 2018 (FY18; 1 July 2017 – 30 June 2018). The report also presents how the ACP-EU NDRR contributes to leveraging significant additional investments in Disaster Risk Management (DRM).

21 Aug 2018 description

Ce rapport d’activité fait la synthèse des activités du Résultat 5, connu également sous le nom de l’initiative de financement des risques de catastrophes en Afrique, appelée « ADRF » (Africa Disaster Risk Financing) ou « l’Initiative ADRF », entre le 1er juillet 2016 et le 30 juin 2017. Ce rapport donne un aperçu des activités accomplies jusqu’à cette date, tout en relevant les priorités et les enjeux à venir.

11 Jun 2018 description

On 15 May 2018, more than 60 participants attended a focus event on the Africa Disaster Risk Financing (ADRF) Initiative, which took place in the margins of the 14-18 May Understanding Risk Forum in Mexico City. Among the participants were 40 delegates from 14 Sub-Saharan African governments (Cabo Verde, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, and Uganda).