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    21 Feb, 2020

    Meeting of Committee of SADC Ministers Responsible for Disaster Risk Management held in Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania

    The meeting of Committee of Ministers Responsible for Disaster Risk Management from the Southern African Development Community (SADC), was held on 21st February 2020, at the Madinat Al Bahr Hotel in Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania.

    The meeting was hosted by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, and was attended by 13 SADC Member States namely; Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Also in attendance were representatives from World Food Programme (WFP) Regional Bureau for Southern Africa and the Indian ocean states and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.

    The Statement and speeches are attached;

    Statement in English

    Speech - His Excellency Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein, President of Zanzibar

    Remarks - Executive Secretary of SADC, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax

    Speech - Hon. Jenista Joachim Mhagama, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office of the United Republic of Tanzania

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