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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.

Disability inclusive CBDRR manual in DAISY format ready

14 Apr 2016, Malteser Intl

As part of a training course on Digital Accessible Information System (DAISY) with Malteser International in March 2016 in Ha Noi, members of the Lift You Up group have successfully converted the “Manual on disability inclusive community-based disaster risk management” to DAISY format, with the Vietnamese version to be produced soon based on the modifications made to the English version.


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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