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Africa Commits to Sustain Blue Economy at TICAD7

Africa commits to enhance the development of blue economy as the engine of growth as it has the potential of driving industrialization, alleviating poverty, increasing food security and creating job…  


Recycling and Waste Management

Through sustainable waste management strategies, the United Nations Development Programme in Sierra Leone is working hard to reduce risk of flooding in slum communities in Freetown, providing skills…  


Disaster Risk Management

The Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Project helps to enhance resilience to natural and man-made disasters in the most vulnerable communities within targeted districts across Sierra Leone.  



Disaster Recovery and Risk-Management Newsletter

Providing coordination to the UN system, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been supporting the development of a Recovery and Risk Management Action Plan (RRMAP), under the leadership…  


Analysis of the Causal and Trigger Factors of the August 2017 Landslide in Freetown: towards a Sustainable Landslide Risk Management in Sierra Leone

A technical publication jointly produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sierra Leone and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Sierra Leone revealing the triggers and the…  


Life-Saving Lyrics Fill the Airwaves in Sierra Leone

With support from UNDP, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Sierra Leone has developed a radio jingle, to raise awareness of the ways that human activity can be harmful to the environment. …  


UNDP – relief to recovery

As recovery rolls out one month after the emergency response to the 14 August landslide and floods, UNDP will continue to work with the Government of Sierra Leone moving towards sustainable and…  


UNDP stands with Sierra Leone in tragic times

Presumed the worst flooding incident in West Africa for almost two decades, the tragedy has affected more than 5000 residents including infants in 16 communities in Freetown. Motormeh, a mountainous…  


Climate information and early warning to lessen disaster in remote areas

The simulation workshop, which was part the Climate Information and Early warning system Project supported by the Global Environmental Facility’s (GEF) Small Grant Programme (SGP), aimed to help…  

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