This Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) is conducted by the Government of Malawi with technical and financial support from the European Union (EU), the United Nations (UN) and the World Bank (WB) following the floods in 2015.
In many countries, critical data that is needed to inform strategies and policies around disaster risk management tends to be scattered across various stakeholders — and sometimes much of it exists on paper that is not readily accessible.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
This paper describes and evaluates the application and value of the Global Flood Monitoring System (GFMS) and various remote-sensing-based flood products in the context of the severe flood event in Mozambique associated with Cyclone Idai in March 2019.
The World Bank estimates that disasters, such as flooding, earthquakes, and drought cost Morocco over US$575 million each year. Moreover, rapid urbanization and climate change threaten to increase the frequency and severity of weather-related events.
Three years after a severe drought in southwestern Angola, people in the area continue to suffer. Hunger remains pervasive and they are still losing livestock. A report set out factors that made the impact of the drought worse.
This study examines the evolving trends for temperature and precipitation, future water availability and the country’s suitability to grow crops under different climate change scenarios in Burkina Faso.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research