HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
Subscriptions: RSSEmail

Pounds of prevention, a disaster risk reduction story: focus on Brazil


This issue travels to CearĂ¡ State in northeastern Brazil, an area that faced increasingly frequent drought conditions, and the efforts of community organizations to develop strategies to minimize the negative impacts from droughts and adapt their livelihoods in such a way that makes families more resilient. It describes how the residents, using techniques to conserve water, enhance agricultural practices, and diversify income sources, have managed to mitigate the risk of drought.

Related Links

Keywords

  • Themes:Community-based DRR, Food Security & Agriculture, Water
  • Hazards:Drought
  • Countries/Regions:Brazil

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/29446

Tag This Document


Comma separated. E.g. gender events, women


> Log in to view your tags



comments powered by Disqus
Tools
Email this page





 
Share your inputs to WCDRR working session

Share inputs on how the World Conference working sessions can contribute to deliver disaster risk reduction