Community-based organisation and action can contribute greatly to disaster risk reduction, and interlinked to this, to building resilience to the impacts of climate change.
An estimated 11.2 billion tons of solid waste are collected worldwide every year.
This report documents household characteristics, solid waste management (SWM) and the associated risks to health in two cities in Kenya.
This report addresses Solid Waste Management (SWM) in Dakar (Senegal). It focuses on man-made hazards of poor Solid Waste Management, consequent loss to health and associated secondary hazards.
The inhabitants of African towns and cities face a range of hazards, which can best be described as representing a ‘spectrum of risk’ from events that can cause death, illness or injury, and impove
La résilience urbaine est un produit de la capacité des ménages à absorber le stress, às’adapter et à transformer la marge d’action en gestion du risque.