Disaster Risk Reduction in ACP
Multiple times a year, severe tropical storms and typhoons hit the Philippines. Fortunately, the population is very resilient. After each disaster, they reconstruct their lives with creative solutions.
The Tana Delta is at the far downstream end of the Tana River Basin which provides eighty percent of Nairobi’s drinking water. Fifty-sixty percent of Kenya’s current energy demand is generated through hydropower dams.
In the not so distant past, the people of Rwambu, Uganda faced shortages of water, crop failures and waterborne diseases. This was largely created by agricultural expansion and bad management of the wetlands.
BRUSSELS, Belgium - 3rd May 2017 - Wetlands International launched a report at the Red Cross EU Office
/*Promoting Resilience Through Post-Crisis recovery*/
The *3rd edition of the World Reconstruction Conference* will be held in
conjunction with the European Development Days 2017. It will bring over 500
practitioners from governments, civil society, development partners, academia
and the private sector to share best practices and lessons learned on a range
The conference will focus on:
* Promoting inclusive recovery and building back better for achieving
* Building capacities for implementing resilient recovery
* Leveraging political consensus on strengthening recovery systems
About the group
Disaster Risk Reduction in ACP.