Fostering state of the art research on Urban Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation
Striving to identify pratical and sustainable solutions to make African cities and towns more resilient

DIMSUR NEWS

ABOUT US

The sub-regional Technical Centre for Disaster Risk Management, Sustainability and Urban Resilience (DiMSUR).

Its founding members are the Governments of Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique and the Union of Comoros. Its Headquarter is in Maputo, Mozambique, and it has antennas in the other four member countries. Its purpose is to provide Technical Assistance on Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation to Climate Change in Southern Africa and the South-West Indian Ocean. It operates as a non-profit, autonomous, regional organization, international in status and non-political in management, staffing and operations. It focuses on Urban Resilience to respond to the increasing demand of capacity-building in the areas of urban risk reduction and resilience services. It works with Governments, NGOs, the UN, the Academia and the Civil Society.

CITYRAP TOOl

DiMSUR creates relevant and innovative tools to improve local, national and sub-regional capacities for reducing vulnerability and building the resilience of communities to natural and other hazards in the Southern African Region

City RAP: City Resilience Action Planning Tool.

COUNTRIES WITH CityRAP Tool ACTIVITIES

  • CITYRAP TOOL IMPLEMENTED IN:
    Mozambique
    Malawi
    Madagascar
    Ethiopia
  • TRAINING OF TRAINERS DELIVERED IN:
    Union of Comoros
    Cabo Verde
    Sao Tome and Principe
    Guinea-Bissau
    Burkina Faso