Country: Lesotho

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in LesothoDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Disaster 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/lsoRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Lesotho

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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Lesotho: Food insecurity and HIV

Matabo Mariti was diagnosed with HIV while pregnant in 2005. While Matabo and her son are both receiving treatment for the disease, food insecurity adds to the vulnerability of her family. See more at www.ifrc.org/silentdisasters

Lesotho: sustainable food security practices

The following case study provides an example of successful community-based food security initiatives in Lesotho which have the potential for long-term impact and lend to the possibility of replication in order to support communities facing food security crises. Published in 2009.