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Fourth Africa Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

The African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for Africa (UNISDR) have organized the fourth Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, planned to take place in Arusha Tanzania from 13 to 15 February alongside the Fifth Africa Drought Adaptation Forum planned for 11-12 February 2013.

The main objectives, agenda items and expected results of the 4th Africa Regional Platform on DRR are:

  • To monitor progress by risk managers and partners in the implementation of the Extended Programme of Action for the implementation of the Africa Regional Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction 2005-2015;
  • To share information, expertise, lessons and tools to accelerate progress;
  • To facilitate discussion and recommendations for the post 2015 disaster risk agenda for Africa; and
  • To review the Africa position for the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Geneva from 19 to 23 May 2013.

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