The UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR) is the flagship report of the United Nations on worldwide efforts to reduce disaster risk. The GAR is published biennially by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).
This paper describes a campaign developed by World Animal Protection designed to increase the level of preparedness of pet owners in Costa Rica. The campaign was implemented in 2012-2014 following a quantitative research study that determined the gaps in
Chile complies with seven of the nine criteria of climate change vulnerability according to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Consequently, Chile has a National Policy for Disaster Risk Management and a National Strategic Plan
A long-lasting conflict and recurrent disasters in the cities have kept the county underdeveloped in Afghanistan. Rapid urbanisation and climate change would put more challenges to urban communities. In order to achieve Sustainable Development Goals in
Build Back Better (BBB) has been commonly accepted as a global recovery philosophy, but it still often remains as a political slogan not yet rigorously standardized among nations or disasters. According to the definition of BBB, “reducing existing risk”
Fire prevention covers controlling both fire hazards and fire risks. Preventing wildfires through controlling the quantity or arrangement of forest fuels can be a solution. Fuelbreaks are a common method of applying hazard reduction. Fuelbreaks are man
This paper explores the Campaign of Sustainable and Resilient Universities, which was created between October 2016 and December 2017 by the University Network of the America and the Caribbean for Disaster Risk Reduction. The campaign fulfils the four