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Strengthening capacity and resilience of health systems to anticipate, mitigate and manage situations arising from natural hazards.

 Aerial view of Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan by DFID https://www.flickr.com/photos/dfid/11043346434 CC BY 2.0

Climate change will widen the social and health gap

14 Aug 2014, Conversation Media Group, the

Poorer households are usually at higher direct health risk due to weaker structures, less safe locations and building sites, and the weaker resilience of infrastructure in poorer cities and towns to withstand damage. The best way to address the unequal effects of climate change is address the causes of climate change and inequality...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • 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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