Knowledge Note

Situated on the disaster-prone Horn of Africa, Djibouti is highly vulnerable to prolonged droughts and flooding. With funding and guidance from the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), Djibouti established a vulnerability and risk assessment communication platform. This platform is the first of its kind in Africa and is comprised of hydrological early warning systems as well as a hazard and vulnerability assessment of seismic and flooding events.

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