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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.

As climate impacts hit, Pakistan faces migration surge - experts

26 Nov 2015, TRF

A 2012 report by ADB estimates that by 2050 there will be more than 250 million people in Bangladesh and Pakistan living in 'hot spots' threatened by negative climate change impacts, such as flooding or drought. 'Local adaptation plans can help people ensure their livelihoods and safety in the face of calamities like floods, droughts and earthquakes,' said Shafqat Aziz, of Oxfam Novib...

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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