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Disaster and development in the Horn of Africa

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa -- Political science.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Sorenson.
    SeriesMacmillan international political economy series
    ContributionsSorenson, John.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21297392M
    ISBN 100333607996

    The Horn of Africa’s most serious drought in decades has brought severe humanitarian consequences. Much of the suffering could have been avoided, and in a region plagued by recurrent drought, the greatest challenge today is preventing the next disaster. The Horn of Africa Regional Consultation recommended, for example, that freedom of movement arrangements currently being developed in Africa’s sub-regional economic communities, such as the EAC and Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD), could be applied in a way which facilitates the admission of displaced persons during a disaster.

      IOM: USD 45 Million Needed for Migrant Response in Horn of Africa, Yemen. Nairobi – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and its partners .   The crisis in the Horn of Africa is a profound human disaster in the making and a warning to the world. More than 11 million Africans, mainly pastoralists in the dry lands of .

    he number of disasters reported in Africa has increased significantly since the s. Over the last four decades, Sub-Saharan Africa has experienced more than one thousand disasters. Disasters are a major threat to development, put-ting at risk many recent development gains. Africa’s disaster profile is . Table of Contents. 1. Development at the Margins: Pathways of Change in the Horn of Africa Andy Catley, Jeremy Lind and Ian Scoones Part 1: Resources and Production ty and the Sustainability of the Pastoral Production System in Africa: Perspectives of Contrasting Paradigms Gufu Oba Enclosures in Southern Oromia, Ethiopia: An Innovative Response or Erosion in the Common .


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