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Integrating disaster reduction into development: recommendations for policy-makers

  • Source(s): ProVention Consortium
  • Reference code: DRR8796
  • Publication date: 2004
  • Author(s): Benson, C., Twigg, J.
  • Number of pages: 4 p.

This policy brief outlines recommendations for integrating assessment of natural hazard related risks in project design, appraisal and evaluation. Their uptake depends, of course, on demand for such tools, as well as effective dissemination and use. Related policies and strategies and strong commitment to risk reduction are critical in ensuring that the tools will be revised and applied with due effect.

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  • Themes:Economics of DRR, Governance

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/1091

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