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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.

Nepal: Australia to provide USD 5.4 million for livelihoods recovery in the earthquake most affected districts

4 Jul 2015, UNDP Nepal

'Australia has been supporting livelihoods development of women, youth, marginalized caste and ethnic groups in Nepal since 1998. Up to 90 per cent of our beneficiaries in quake affected districts have lost their livelihoods. We are proud to launch this rapid recovery initiative, in partnership with the UNDP and MOI.' said Charge d’Affairs of the Australian Embassy in Kathmandu Catherine Gill...


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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