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  • Announcements | Friday, October 29, 2021 | ndlamini

    SADC Disaster Risk Management Information Management System - Refresher Training

    The SADC Secretariat will convene a virtual refresher training for Member States on the use of the Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Information Management System (IMS). This training will be held in November 2021, formal communication to follow. 
  • Announcements | Monday, October 18, 2021 | ndlamini


    SADC Secretariat through the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Unit will be convening the 2021/22 Seasonal Disaster Preparedness Planning Workshop to be conducted virtually from the 19th to 21st  October 2021. The overall objective of the workshop is to coordinate SADC regional and national… Read More
  • Announcements | Wednesday, April 15, 2020 | SADC Secretariat | tags: COVID-19

    SADC Regional Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

    Since its outbreak in December 2019, COVID-19 has spread exponentially and was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on 11 March 2020. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) recorded its first case of COVID-19 in early March, and since then, the numbers have… Read More
  • News | Monday, April 13, 2020 | SADC Secretariat | tags: COVID-19 / Lockdown

    SADC Secretariat Working from Home During the Lockdown

    The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) wishes to inform all stakeholders and the general public that, in line with the measures put in place by the Government of Botswana, following the declaration of the state of emergency, Secretariat staff will be operating from… Read More