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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.

U.N. raps Philippines for failing to rehouse typhoon homeless

31 Jul 2015, TRF

UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons urged the Philippines to speed up completion of housing for thousands made homeless by typhoon Haiyan nearly two years ago: "Many families remain housed in collective 'bunkhouses' that do not meet necessary minimum standards for the provision of basic needs and services." ...


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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