Country: Ghana

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in GhanaDisaster 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/ghaRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Ghana

Community-Based Initiatives for Adapting to Annual Floods and Heavy Windstorms along the Black and White Volta Rivers, 2014, UDS

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by University of Development Studies, Ghana in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract:  Climate change is manifested in the Northern Region of Ghana in annual floods and windstorms that …

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Community Perception of Nomadic Herdsman Activities, Builsa South District of Northern Ghana, 2014, UDS

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by the University of Development Studies, Ghana, in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center.  Abstract:  The movement of nomadic herdsmen from the Sahel into forest areas is a natural response …

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Capacity of Responder Networks to Promote Resilience in Times of Natural Shocks and Stresses, 2014, UDS

This reports highlights the findings from a research project conducted by the University of Development Studies, Ghana in response to the ‘Preparedness and Resilience Research’ small grants program (Phase I) implemented by Response 2 Resilience Institute and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center. Abstract:  Kassena Nankana West District in Ghana’s Upper East Region was badly hit by floods in …

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Smarter Cities, Accra, Ghana

A new report by IBM entitled “A Vision for Smarter Growth: an IBM Smarter Cities Report on Accra, Ghana” highlights how the rapidly emerging West African city should turn to technology to transform its key urban systems. Based on the opinions of local experts from across public and private sectors the report identifies transportation, energy …

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WASH Package for Ebola Care and Treatment Centres/Units

UNICEF offices and sector partners in Ebola-affected and at-risk countries are increasingly requesting guidance on WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) services provision in Ebola Care Centre and Units. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO) and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Ebola virus disease (EVD) infection control (IFC) guidelines and protocols …

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