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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.

Japan: A global leader on DRR that can do even more to fight poverty - Opinion

30 Jul 2014, Devex

'Following the 2011 crisis, Japan has continued to exert global leadership on disaster risk reduction and have comprehensively incorporated disaster risk reduction elements across all its development assistance programming', writes Erik Solheim, chair of OECD’s Development Assistance Committee...


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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