HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL 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.

Tackling poverty and climate change two sides of the same coin

20 Jan 2015, Eco-Business

'In Asia, the agenda of reducing extreme poverty is unfinished, and this must remain in the SDGs', said Save the Children’s Anglade.' It is the most disaster-prone region in the world, and disaster risk reduction must remain part of the goals too'...


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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