Managing disaster risk by increasing local capacity and resilience and reducing vulnerability to natural hazards. The approach engages the local community in managing local disaster risk often with the collaboration of external actors from civil society, local government and the private sector.
31 Oct 2014, UNISDR
“The new normal is driven by warming seas, rising temperatures, more intense and extreme weather events. Culture and attitudes to risk have to change and better communication with vulnerable groups is part of that. We need to give them a platform and a voice”, said UNISDR director, Neil McFarlane during the Geneva launch of the 2014 World Disasters Report...
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