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Putting resilience at the heart of development: investing in prevention and resilient recovery

Source(s):  Japan - government
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters (UNDP)

This brochure illustrates lessons and challenges learned from UNDP activities in disaster risk reduction (DRR), recovery and reconstruction. Its goal is to further the understanding of the role of UN agencies, including the UNDP, and the role of the international community in DRR. It also discusses the government of Japan's role as a strong partner with UNDP in DRR and provides other country examples. Issues addressed: (i) reducing the impact of disaster through prevention measures; (ii) emergency response and recovery from disasters; (iii) gender equality and the empowerment of women in disasters; (iv) emerging risks: climate change and urbanization; and (v) investments in preparedness for recovery



 
 
  • Putting resilience at the heart of development: investing in prevention and resilient recovery
  • Publication date 2012
  • Number of pages 11 p.

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