Mauritania

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in MauritaniaDisaster 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/mrtRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Mauritania

Integrating early warning early action within disaster law in Africa

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

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Webinar: 2023 El Nino – Impact, Preparedness, Funding

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

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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

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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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Mauritania: Small-scale surface irrigation for food security

The majority of the population in Mauritania provides for themselves through traditional agriculture and livestock farming and are heavily dependent on the rainy seasons. As a result of unpredictable seasonal rains and climatic conditions, climate hazards (in particular periodic droughts), encroaching desertification and competition for resources, the majority of the population remains chronically vulnerable to

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