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Disaster risk reduction in the United Nations 2011

Roles, mandates and areas of work of key United Nations entities:

This second edition gives an overview of the roles, mandates and areas of work of a core set of United Nations agencies and the World Bank in support of national effort to reduce disaster risk. It is intended to increase the knowledge of what is on offer and prioritized by the United Nations agencies and World Bank in support of developing countries needs. This information is aimed to promote new partnerships at all levels, and also serve the emerging needs to adapt to a changing climate.

The content of this non exhaustive compilation is displayed as received from the partner organizations. All United Nations entities and ISDR partners committed to reducing disaster risk are encouraged to take the opportunity to ensure their information is up to date in the PreventionWeb, the leading public web portal for ISDR system knowledge management.

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  • Themes:Governance

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