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An evaluation of the capacities and methodology to prepare for and respond to slow onset disasters in Africa


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Resource type:Evaluation reports
Keywords:Disaster preparedness, Disaster preparedness, resilience and risk reduction, Disaster risk reduction
Agency:IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross/ Red Cresent Societies
Author(s):Logan, I. Slezak, M. and Paivalainen, A.
Date published:May 2015

The objectives of this evaluation are:

The findings from the review are expected to form recommendations to improve the capacities of the IFRC and African National Societies to manage and mobilize resources for responding to slow onset disasters. With this strengthened capacity, it is expected that there will be opportunity to reduce loss of life, property and suffering during times of disaster.

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