Country: Burundi

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in BurundiDisaster 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/bdiRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Burundi

Améliorations au Guide de l’Habitat Actuel dans la Région des Grands Lacs (Conférence, 22-24 avril 2012)

L’atelier: L’atelier organisé par la Croix-Rouge du Burundi et la Croix-Rouge luxembourgeoise avec l’appui technique de l’IFRC-Shelter Research Unit s’est tenu du 22 au 24 avril 2012. L’objectif était de revoir le modèle de maison actuellement utilisé, qui fût établi par le HCR et d’identifier les améliorations possibles. Cinquante participants ont assisté à l’atelier durant …

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WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018

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 …

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Preparedness for Effective Response

Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) is a cyclical approach for a National Society (NS) to systematically assess, measure, and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of its response system in order to take remedial actions. The PER approach puts the National Society in the driver’s seat to construct a work-plan that, when implemented, will strengthen its …

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The impact of disasters on agriculture: Addressing the information gap

  In developing countries the agriculture sector absorbs 23 percent of the total damage and losses. Between 2005 and 2014, approximately USD 93 billion was lost in crop and livestock production due to natural hazards and disasters in developing countries.  The number and frequency of recorded natural disasters, along with the associated impact and damage …

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Rwanda, Burundi – A Big Storm

A story set in a mix rural Rwanda and Burundi aimed at encouraging Disaster Preparedness for floods, landslides and strong winds. It follows Kagabo, a young boy who narrates first-hand what happened when his village was hit by a huge disaster and what they did as a family to reduce the impact when they were …

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Rwanda, Burundi – A story about nutrition

The story is set in a mix of rural Rwanda and Burundi, it follows a mother’s narration of her children Kanyange and Kagabo going through varying levels of malnutrition. The story is meant to create awareness on the symptoms, treatment and the elements of a balanced diet.