HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
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Reducing risks, saving lives


This booklet addresses disaster risk reduction (DRR) as any activity carried out by a village, community, aid agency or government that helps vulnerable communities, and especially children, to prepare for, reduce the impact of, or prevent disasters. It details preparedness, early warning, mitigation, and promotion of resilience activities and gives recommendations to move forward in DRR countries' programmes.

Keywords

  • Themes:Capacity Development, Community-based DRR, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Resilience, Vulnerable Populations

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/10902

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