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Water and disaster risk: a contribution by the United Nations to the consultation leading to the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)


This document provides recommendations for addressing water-related disaster risk in the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction. It presents: (i) the status of mainstreaming water-related disaster risk reduction, reporting on the progresses and highlighting some emerging trends; (ii) the drivers for mainstreaming water-related disaster risk reduction; (iii) the regional/international policy frameworks and initiatives to be targeted on water; (iv) measuring water-related disaster risk, target and indicator options as proposed by UN-Water for a post-2015 Global Goal for Water; and (v) the Global Water Partnership as the agency leading the development of this brief and description of institutional commitment.

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  • Themes:Governance, Water

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/38763

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