Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

Malawi, Partners Assess Flooding Loss and Damage, Recovery Costs

Malawi, Partners Assess Flooding Loss and Damage, Recovery Costs

Associated Organization: GFDRR, UN, EU

With technical support from the World Bank Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the UN and the EU, the Government of Malawi carried out a Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) in the aftermath of the 2015 floods in Malawi, launching the findings on 18 June 2015, in Malawi. The assessment aimed to quantify the loss and damage from the floods, and estimate recovery and reconstruction costs. The assessment shows total loss and damage of US$335 million, while total recovery and reconstruction costs are approximately US$494 million.
read more:  http://africasd.iisd.org/news/malawi-partners-assess-flooding-loss-and-damage-recovery-costs/

Themes: Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Climate Science, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

Regions: Southern Africa

Countries: Malawi

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