DISASTER RISK DRR FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES HAZARDS RESOURCES
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Social Impacts & Resilience

Consequences of a hazardous event on the physical, economic and psychological well-being of individuals and on the functioning of a community. Features of a social system that help to avoid losses and maintain or recover satisfying living conditions after a shock.

Partnership of V20, UN and World Bank to help countries get ready for future disasters

24 May 2016, BCPR-UNDP; FAO; GFDRR; OCHA; WFP

A major new partnership to better prepare countries and communities for disasters was launched at the World Humanitarian Summit as a united response to a continuing rise in humanitarian emergencies.


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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