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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.

 by UNISDR

EU gears up for disability inclusive #WCDRR

14 Jan 2015, UNISDR EUR

'In a world of a changing climate and increased natural and manmade hazards, investment in disaster risk management is critical. I hope that our discussions this week will provide further guidance to the EU on the topic in regards to persons with disabilities,'...


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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