Bridging the Divide - Lessons from DRR, development and humanitarian approaches to Cyclones Ideai and Kenneth

Post date Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 - 20:53
Document Type Lessons Learned Report
Content Themes Development, Emergency Response
Sources Other

This brief presents lessons drawn from a Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance (ZFRA) Post Event Review Capability (PERC) study of the 2019 Cyclone Idai and Cyclone Kenneth impacts in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. Based on over 100 key informant interviews and background research, the study identifies opportunities to strengthen humanitarian and development approaches to dealing with increasingly dangerous natural hazards. An electronic copy of this brief and other materials from the study are available at: i-s-e- Additional information about the PERC can be found at and additional information about flood resilience at


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