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Office: Kenya
Address: United Nations Complex Block N Level 2 Gigiri PO Box 47074 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
E-mail(s): UNDRR-Africa@un.org
Contact person: Officer
Phone: +254 207626719
Sectors: Disaster Reduction Disaster Reduction
Nr. of employees: N/A
Types: Multilateral Multilateral
Status: Active

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Description

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Regional Office for Africa (UNDRR-Africa) based in Nairobi, Kenya coordinates DRR initiatives in support of 44 Member States in Sub-Saharan Africa. UNDRR-Africa has as solid partnership with the African Union Commission, five Regional Economic Communities (RECs) regional UN entities and other development partners. It also engages stakeholders such as science and technology consortia, youth representatives, media and civil society members and groups.

The UNDRR-Africa Liaison Office, based in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, provides support to the African Union Commission to implement the Programme of Action (POA) for the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in Africa. The UNDRR-Ethiopia office also organizes the biannual meetings of the Africa Working Group on Disaster Risk Reduction (AWGDRR) jointly with the AUC. The AWGDRR is chaired by the AUC while UNDRR is the Secretariat. It is the primary body for continental coordination of DRR in Africa. The AWGDRR meetings bring together regional and national DRR focal points alongside key DRR actors to implement the POA.

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