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Asia Regional Task Force on Urban Risk Reduction (RTF-URR)
Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University (KU GSGES)
Kyoto University Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies (KU GSGES)
Sustainable Environmental and Ecological Development Society (SEEDS)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Hyogo Liaison Office (UNISDR Hyogo)
This thematic review report on urban risk reduction in Asia was prepared by the Asia Regional Task Force on Urban Risk Reduction (RTF-URR) in the context of progress review in the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action. It reviews the status of urban risk in Asia and also compiled an inventory of initiatives on urban risk reduction and analysed them in line with HFA to understand the current status and challenges in the area of urban risk reduction in Asia.
It was launched at the second session of the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2009.