“The video gives an overview about the new disaster risk reduction initiative of the Namibia Red Cross which is focussing on integrated food security approaches. The programme was launched in 2011 and shows the National Society’s experience in supporting communities in the ‘Giving Back Project’ in the Khomas region and the ‘Tusa Vegetable Garden’ in the Caprivi region. The ‘Giving Back Project’ supports impoverished households and people living with HIV in informal settlements to grow their own nutritional vegetables and staple cereal crops in their backyard gardens while the ‘Tusa Vegetable Garden’ aims to increase and diversify food production through the use of available natural resources, such as the water from the Zambezi River Basin .”
12 Jan 2015
Interview with Roger Bracke, Head, Horn of Africa Operations.Despite efforts from the Ethiopian Government and from the farmers community, Ethiopia remains highly vulnerable to severe and chronic food security as a result (to a large extent) of its ...
Tags: Video, Food Security
08 Jan 2015
Imagine walking two hours every day to fetch water from a river.The water is dirty. You know that when you drink it, there’s a good chance you will get sick.That’s the reality for children in parts of Kenya.
Tags: Video, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)
02 Jul 2019
The United Nations Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is the flagship report of the United Nations on worldwide efforts to reduce disaster risk. The GAR is published biennially by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDR...
Tags: Report, Risk Assessment