Humanitarian response

Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation


2013 Floods

2012 Floods

2008 Floods


Risk Reduction Initiatives

Disaster Risk Reduction Programme Brief
Mozambique is more frequently and severely affected by natural disasters than virtually any other country in Africa. It currently experiences both extreme recurrent flooding and lower impact floods.

Carta da Criança para a Redução de Riscos de Desastres
A presente versão resumida da Carta apresenta cinco pontos seleccionados com base nas prioridades identificadas pelas próprias crianças, agrupadas de acordo com os temas mais comuns.

Disaster Risk Reduction Programme Guidance Note
Disaster risk is the potential loss expressed in lives, health status, livelihoods, assets and services, which could occur to a particular community or a society due to the impact of a natural hazard.

Children’s Charter for Disaster Risk Reduction
The Children's Charter for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) has been developed through consultations with more than 600 children in 21 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Disaster Risk Reduction Programme Guidance Note by UNICEF Mozambique
DRR is a cross-cutting approach that includes a variety of components that aims at working with children and youth groups to raise community awareness and strengthen DRR management capacities.



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