HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
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Health & Health Facilities

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

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=dxAhn1dTQOg

World disasters report 2014: Focus on culture and risk

16 Oct 2014, IFRC

The one thing that is certain is that we will have less sustained impact if we do not adequately take account of people’s cultures, beliefs and attitudes in relation to risk. With climate change leading to damaged livelihoods, and therefore more vulnerability, and making hazards more extreme and/or frequent, we have to get this right...


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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