Category: World

International Day for Disaster Reduction 2015

This year’s observance of the International Day for Disaster Reduction is dedicated to the power of traditional, indigenous and local knowledge. In March 2015 in Sendai, Japan, I met with the President of Vanuatu, His…

NEMA Registers IDPs Returnees from Cameroun

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is working with the Borno state Government in transporting indigenes of Borno state who were displaced by insurgency and who were putting up in Cameroun. The Director General of…

AFRICA SKETCHES OUT SENDAI FRAMEWORK PLAN

African governments have begun sketching out a continent-wide plan to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, a 15-year global pact that seeks to rein in the impact of natural and man-made hazards. On…

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