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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.

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Chile disability project wins 2014 Risk Award

27 Aug 2014, UNISDR AM

Applications are being sought for the Risk Award 2015 which will be presented next year on March 14 at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai , Japan. The deadline for proposals is November 1 and the focus is on people-centred, innovative and sustainable disaster risk reduction projects...


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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