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

Philippines: SM Prime spotlights persons with disabilities and seniors

22 Jul 2016, UNISDR AP

Key UNISDR private sector partner SM Prime Holdings, Inc., the largest mall operator and developer in the Philippines, has spotlighted the importance of including persons with disabilities and senior citizens in disaster risk reduction efforts. During disasters, these groups can find themselves the hardest-hit due to limitations on their mobility and awareness.


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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