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Malawi smallholder farming
The ADB Board has approved two grants of $9.25 million to implement the Africa Disaster Risk Financing Programme in Malawi. The move will boost the country’s resilience against climate-related shocks and food insecurity.
African Development Bank
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This contributing paper aims to investigate the extent to which community-based disaster risk reduction (CBDRR) in practice really takes into account local knowledge (LK).
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Malawi anticipatory action: Process learning on trigger development
This report offers lessons on the process of developing the trigger for the Malawi Anticipatory Action Framework and captures lessons on how AA pilots are being designed and implemented in real time.
Centre for Disaster Protection

DRR Community in Malawi

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National policies and plans

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This multi-hazard contingency plan was developed as a collaborative effort and consultative process under the guidance of the Department of Disaster Management Affairs.
Malawi - government

In recent past years, Malawi has experienced severe disasters which have resulted in fiscal pressure and macroeconomic instability. It is in this context that this Disaster Risk Financing Strategy (DRFS) has been developed, which outlines strategic

Malawi - government

Climate change has been recognized as one of the biggest challenges that humanity is facing today. It has serious worldwide implications for economic development, food security and poverty eradication for developing countries, especially for Least

Malawi - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

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In response to the need to support efficient implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sendai Framework in sub-Saharan Africa, UNDRR is supporting closer engagement of DRR and CCA practices, communities, and institutions.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
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This is an in-depth analysis of the enabling environment for early action in Malawi. Malawi is extremely vulnerable and exposed to a range of climatic shocks in southern Africa, especially to drought induced by the occurrence of a possible El Niño event.
Risk-informed Early Action Partnership