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Informal Township outside Cape Town, South Africa.
Flooding is common in informal settlements in Bwaise, in Kampala, Uganda. Bwaise’s residents are largely excluded from planning and local decision-making processes, and have poor housing and limited access to sanitation and other essential services.
Conversation Media Group, the
Uganda coherence case study
The case studies aim to enhance the understanding of policy design and implementation practices in support of DRR and CCA
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
2010 uganda drought pdna
This assessment covers the losses and damage caused by the rainfall deficits, the priority and needs for recovery and reconstruction, and the proposed steps necessary for disaster risk management.
Uganda - government Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
This snapshot looks at disaster- and climate- related legal and policy developments in Uganda, and how they connect with the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP).
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
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The publication highlights key lessons from the implementation of community-based climate adaptation initiatives in urban slums.
Cities Alliance
With $3 million in support, this consortium of universities launched by USAID will encourage innovations that help humanitarian organizations and communities act early to respond to emergencies.
United States Agency for International Development
Assessing vulnerabilities to disaster displacement A good practice review
This paper reviews current practice for analysing and assessing disaster displacement risks and presents recommendations on how to effectively integrate a detailed vulnerability analysis to improve operational decision making.
International Institute for Environment and Development United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
Flooded village in Uganda
Environmental officials are cracking down on wetland filling - but removing jobs-providing industries from wetland areas will prove a significant challenge, analysts say.
Thomson Reuters Foundation,
Facing population growth and health hazards associated with flooding, Kampala is implementing a DRR plan with help from the 'Making Cities Sustainable and Resilient’ project.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
This image shows a bamboo forest
By slowing floodwater and stabilising riverbanks, bamboo walls could protect farmers from climate change-worsened floods – and earn them extra income
Thomson Reuters Foundation,