Country: Swaziland

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in SwazilandDisaster 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 – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/swzRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Swaziland

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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Global Disaster Politics Post Sendai

As the global costs of disasters continue to rise, a new global framework for disaster risk reduction was negotiated at a high-level conference in Sendai, Japan in March 2015. Newfound global attention to the topic increased the difficulty of negotiations, but also created opportunities, especially for Switzerland as an active leader in disaster risk reduction …

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HIV/AIDS, disaster and food security: the Baphalali Swaziland Red Cross Society pilot project

As a result of commitments made by African National Societies at the 2000 Pan African Conference, the Baphalali Swaziland Red Cross Society (BSRCS) decided to implement a food security pilot project. This project is implemented through a tripartite agreement between the Finnish Red Cross, the BSRCS and the International Federation of the Red Cross and …

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Swaziland: good food security practices to share and replicate

This publication provides an overview of the various sustainable nutrition-enhancing and revenue-generating projects undertaken by the Baphalali Swaziland Red Cross Society, in association with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Finnish Red Cross, and examines their merits, as well as the challenges encountered, leading to recommendations for those who …

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