Disaster risk reduction efforts in the Greater Horn of Africa: In International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, March 2015, volume 6, issue 1, pp. 49-61
Available online: http://preventionweb.net/go/46403
This article assesses the current state of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA), and focuses on interventions and policies to mitigate hydrometeorological risks. The research analyzes, as main case study, the program “Regional Climate Prediction and Risk Reduction in the Greater Horn of Africa” funded by the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID OFDA) in the early 2000 that targeted risk preparedness.
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Tags: Disaster Risk Management (DRM) ; Djibouti ; Eritrea ; Ethiopia ; Kenya ; Somalia ; Sudan ; United Republic of Tanzania ; Uganda Add tag