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The restoration, and improvement where appropriate, of facilities, livelihoods and living conditions of disaster-affected communities, including efforts to reduce disaster risk factors.

In Fort McMurray, let’s build resilience, rather than a repeat disaster

8 Jun 2016, The Globe

When disasters strike, the propensity is to put everything back as close to the way it was as quickly as possible, leading to equal or greater vulnerability. Findings from the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction's investigation of the resilience to wildfire of certain homes in Fort McMurray can aid the recovery process and help put a new paradigm in place.

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 3.2 [PDF, 116Kb]School curricula , education material and relevant trainings include disaster risk reduction and recovery concepts and practices
  • Indicator 4.5 [PDF, 87Kb]Disaster risk reduction measures are integrated into post disaster recovery and rehabilitation processes
  • Indicator 5.3 [PDF, 86Kb]Financial reserves and contingency mechanisms are in place to support effective response and recovery when required.

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