Tracking subnational government investments in disaster risk reduction in Kenya


Kenya is prone to natural and human inflicted hazards, including floods, drought, epidemics, conflict and fires. Losses resulting from these disasters can be economic, environmental and social, and reduce the coping abilities of the affected population and increase vulnerability to recurring disasters. Investments in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) are essential to minimise losses from future […]

The Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium – a model to be replicated?


Nepal has undoubtedly experienced its fair share of natural hazards over the last century, some of which recur year on year such as floods and landslides and others which have struck less frequently but have the potential to cause more devastation, as is the case with earthquakes. This makes the country one of the 20 […]