This snapshot looks at how the ongoing work in Malawi connects with the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership, a global initiative bringing together stakeholders from climate, humanitarian and development communities to make 1 billion people safer.
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Over the past five decades, Malawi has experienced more than 19 major floods and seven droughts, and these events are increasing in frequency, magnitude and scope over the years. Flooding was particularly severe in 2015, killing over 250 people and displacing 230,000 others.
Disaster Risk Reduction Network of African Journalists
The purpose of this study was to review selected National Adaptation Plans to better understand how disaster risk management is approached in climate change documents, and if systemic risk issues where impacts cascade across sectors are considered.