African Risk Capacity Elects First African GM, As It Pays Out U.S.$25 Million in Drought Insurance Claims

AllAfrica (January 26, 2015) | The implementation of the Africa’s Disaster Risk Reduction adopted in 2004, has led not only to a paradigm shift from crises management to risk management, but also increased awareness, political commitment and strengthened institutional, legislative, and policy frameworks, capacities, tools and mechanisms for Disaster Risk Management, including early warning and disaster preparedness for response.