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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.

 Photo by UNISDR Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, responds to questions from participants at the conference of the European Association of Schools of Social Work

Social workers key players in DRR

30 Jun 2015, UNISDR

Social workers can play a crucial part in helping to reduce the risk of disasters thanks to their role in the communities of which they are themselves members, Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction said in Milan on Tuesday. 'You can be the transmission chain,' Ms. Wahlström said...


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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