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.
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
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
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
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.