HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
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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.

Kiribati's president seeks global 'partnership' to combat climate change

2 Sep 2014, ABC

To strengthen SIDS' resilience we must see disaster risk reduction as climate change adaptation as two sides of the same coin,' said the head of the United Nations Development Program, Helen Clark at the UN conference on small island developing states (SIDS) in Samoa...


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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