The Eighth Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Seventh High-Level Meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction begins In Nairobi. The sessions are being organized by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) in collaboration with the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) (IGAD). The overall theme of the Africa Regional Platform will be “Towards Disaster Risk-Informed Development for a Resilient Africa in a COVID-19 Transformed World.”
African countries will assess how well the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction is being implemented and progress made.
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