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Reducing the impacts of natural hazards on vulnerable communities and countries through sound environmental management policies and approaches in disaster risk reduction.

How to build global coastal resilience: Past, present and future challenges

14 May 2015, Devex

We know that the frequency of disasters will continue to rise because of climate change and that our current and future development choices play an even larger in determining risks, writes Michael Beck for Devex. Risk reduction must always involve multiple strategies and building natural coastal resilience must be a significant part of the equation...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.1 [PDF, 104Kb]Disaster risk reduction is an integral objective of environment related policies and plans, including for land use natural resource management and adaptation to climate change
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk

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