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Fostering relationships between governments and companies to strengthen cooperation, funding, compliance with regulatory and safety standards, and contribute to building the capacity and resilience of communities to disasters.

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Bangladesh: Staving off disasters together - Op-ed

28 Jul 2014, DT

Using as example the promotion of safety and resiliency of communities by the private sector through investment in disaster risk reduction, which would at the same time protect their own business continuity as well as the community to which their employees and suppliers belong to, the article calls for disaster risk reduction to be a responsibility shared equally between the public and private sectors...

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
  • Indicator 4.3 [PDF, 93Kb]Economic and productive sectorial policies and plans have been implemented to reduce the vulnerability of economic activities
Business Partnerships
A global partnership between UNISDR and members of the private sector seeking to mobilize action to reduce the risk of disaster.
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UNISDR and Public-Private Partners aim to reduce disaster risk and promote solutions for managing risk