Africa’s crises : recent analysis of armed conflicts and natural disasters in Africa

Crisis Response and Reconstruction Working Paper No. 5

Comprises two papers that examine challenges to the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda in Africa. The first paper examines the socio-economic aspects of crisis caused by armed conflict through case studies of Mozambique and Rwanda. Reviews national frameworks for reconstruction, crisis management frameworks, programmes implemented and presents recommendations for action. The second paper reviews the impact of natural disasters on livelihoods in Africa south of the Sahara and assesses the nature of the interventions implemented. Presents case studies of natural disasters in Mozambique and South Africa.