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Vulnerable Populations

Addressing the at-risk population in disaster risk reduction to decrease vulnerability, sensitivity and risk exposure to natural hazards.

IOM: Malawians displaced by floods willing to return home

22 May 2015, IOM

One of the main factors preventing IDPs from returning is the lack of shelter, since their homes were damaged by the floods. They also lost their livelihoods. Stephane Trocher, IOM Malawi Chief of Mission said, 'The focus on recovery and transition is the best way to address the ongoing displacement in these six districts'...


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
  • Indicator 4.4 [PDF, 101Kb]Planning and management of human settlements incorporate disaster risk reduction elements, including enforcement of building codes

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