This case study captures the experiences of Eswatini Red Cross working on ‘Stakeholder Engagement for Early Warning Early Action through the Promotion of the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP)’. The case study was developed under the IFRC Alert Hub Initiative.
Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in Burkina FasoDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk ManagementDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/bfaRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Burkina Faso
This case study captures experiences of Burkinabe Red Cross working Risk Communication for Early Warning Early Action using the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP). The case study was developed under the IFRC Alert Hub Initiative.
The African continent is uniquely vulnerable to a variety of disasters, including droughts, floods, and locust infestations, with climate change intensifying these risks. The implementation of early warning early action (EWEA) strategies within disaster management laws is critical for enhancing resilience and reducing the impact of these disasters. This case study examines how South Sudan
The El Niño phenomenon is strengthening in the Africa Region with severe impacts predicted for Eastern and Southern Africa. To help African National Societies and their partners anticipate and prepare for the likely impacts of the El Niño phenomena, IFRC Africa, in partnership with the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, hosted the webinar titled 2023
Webinars: Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) for Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Programming
Join us for a webinar series on Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) & Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Programming hosted by IFRC Africa DRR and CEA teams! The series will be split into three consecutive parts on March 30th, April 4th, and April 6th, 2023, from 13:00 to 14:30 EAT. Check
On the Path to End Gender Gap in Humanitarian Action One of the pressing issues consistently being brought to the floor of discussion is The Gender Gap in Humanitarian Action. Crises impact women, men, girls, and boys of all ages in different ways. Hence, their needs, interests, coping strategies, and access to resources, differ accordingly.
West Africa has faced and continues to face frequent episodes of population movement. The National Societies of the Red Cross Cross of West Africa are often called upon to intervene at the frontline during each crisis. There is therefore a need to equip them with shelter solutions designed in a participatory and innovative way, upstream
The first basic Tuareg Shelters was developed by IFRC-Shelter Research Unit (IFRC-SRU) and distributed by Luxemburg Red Cross (LuxRC) and Burkinabe Red Cross (BRC) in summer 2012. Since then on-going monitoring, evaluation, and specific technical testing were conducted to assess the best suitable structural system (stability, rigidity, wind-resistance), thermal performance of different cladding layers, and
The United Nations Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is the flagship report of the United Nations on worldwide efforts to reduce disaster risk. The GAR is published biennially by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), and is the product of the contributions of nations, public and private disaster risk-related science
The World Metereological Organization (WMO) marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1194. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate. Some