Any physical construction to reduce or avoid possible impacts of hazards, or application of engineering techniques to achieve hazard-resistance and resilience in structures or systems.
2 Jul 2015, UN-HABITAT
Targets have been exceeded with 28 communities served, 660 houses built, 54 community improvements done, and over 4,500 households equipped with disaster risk reduction know-how. But the major takeaway from the project is the full demonstration of how recovery and building resilience thrive best as a shared endeavour—with the communities and families themselves driving the process...
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