Only a year after Somalia declared drought as a national emergency, a famine in the East African country has been successfully averted. Four farmers and entrepreneurs share the stories of how they broke out from cycles of drought.
Ensuring Safer Schools Helps Protect Kyrgyz Students from Natural Disasters
Earthquakes, climate change, and deteriorating infrastructure present a significant challenge to the education sector in the Kyrgyz Republic. A new GFDRR and World Bank program aims to help keep classrooms – and students – safe.
Africa’s Answer to Climate and Weather Challenges: The Africa Hydromet Program
The Africa Hydromet Program is providing reliable, modern, and real-time weather, water, and climate information and services across Africa, supporting communities and countries meet their climate resilience and economic development goals.