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News
Julio 24, 2019
La Prévention des catastrophes et leurs conséquences sur l'environnement humain au centre du programme gouvernemental

[De Le Confident, quotidien independant d'information generale de la République centrafricaine]

 

Des membres du gouvernement, des représentànts d'Organisations Non Gouvernementales (ONG), et des Associations anti-catastrophes étaient réunis le 22 juillet 2019 à l'hôtel Ledger-Piazza autour de l'évaluatlon des besoins post catastrophes (PDNA) et le cadre de relèvement (DRF). Cet atelier technique est organisé et financé par la CEEAC et la Faculté Mondiale pour la prévention des catastrophes et le relèvement (GFDRR) de la Banque Mondiale.

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News
Julio 23, 2019
Le gouvernement centrafricain s'active pour les besoins Post-catastrophes

[De L'Agora, quotidien independant d'information et d'analyse de la République centrafricaine]

Le gouvernement centrafri­cain en collaboration avec la CEEAC organise à Bangui un ate­lier de formation sur l'évaluation des besoins post-catastrophes (PDNA) et le cadre de relèvement aux catastrophes (DRF) à l'hotel Ledger-Plaza du 22 au 26 juillet 2019. La cérémonie d'ouverture de cet atelier de formation a été prési­dée hier par le Premier Ministre, Chef du gouvernement Firmin NGREBADA, assisté du Ministre de l'Action Humanitaire avec les repré­sentants des organisations telles que: Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement, de la Banque Mondiale et de celui de la CEEAC.

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Blog
Junio 27, 2019
Julian Palma and Ditte Fallesen
End Poverty in South Asia

Taking control of disaster risk management in their country, officials from the Government of Afghanistan learned new ways to identify disaster risks and apply that information towards more resilient infrastructure during a training that was supported by the Government of Japan and GFDRR.

Blog
Junio 13, 2019
Tigran Shmis, Joel Reyes, Koji Miyamoto, Hanna Alasuutari
Education for Global Development

Drawing on our experience working on resilient education across the globe, GFDRR and the World Bank have recently published an education recovery guidance note. The note provides critical insights that government officials, the private sector and other development practitioners should take into account in the recovery and reconstruction of the education sector over three distinct phases of action.

Blog
Junio 4, 2019
Keiko Sakoda, Bandita Sijapati, Melody Benavidez
Voices

When designing disaster risk management (DRM) projects, we must consider how to bolster the climate and disaster resilience of all people, paying special attention to the specific needs of different genders, the elderly, persons with disabilities, children, and other vulnerable or marginalized people.

Blog
Junio 4, 2019
Naraya Carrasco, Cindy Quijada Robles, Lorenzo Piccio
Sustainable Cities

Eager to exchange experiences and lessons learned, more than 60 development practitioners from 29 small island states came together in Geneva, Switzerland on May 12-13, 2019 for the Fourth Meeting of the Small Island States Resilience Initiative (SISRI) Practitioners’ Network. 

Blog
Mayo 6, 2019
Ivan Bruce
Sustainable Cities

After a landslide in Freetown, Sierra Leone, the World Bank, GFDRR and the European Union commissioned analytical studies of the landslide and geology of surrounding areas. Presented with the analysis of the landslide disaster, the newly elected president of Sierra Leone declared that the landslide area is to be re-designated as a protected forest area  a memorial park to those that lost their lives during the disaster

Blog
Abril 29, 2019
Elikia Nenkam, Melissa Landesz
Infrastructure & PPPs

In order to break down barriers to private sector investment to build resilience for West Africa’s coasts, it is critical to jumpstart the dialogue between the private and public sector. The West Africa Coastal Areas Management Program (WACA) will help achieve that.

Blog
Abril 25, 2019
Jocelyn West, Simone Balog-Way, Emma Phillips
Voices

Art can inspire people to think about disaster risk and resilience in ways that science, data, and numbers cannot.  This is why the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) Labs and the World Bank Group’s Art Program and have launched a global call for artwork for an upcoming exhibit called The Art of Resilience