Words into Action Implementation Guide for Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Strategies


The Words into Action guidelines aim to ensure access to expertise and communities of practice of DRR practitioners. These resources are from the Implementation guide for local disaster risk reduction and resilience strategies.


This paper looks at how community-based recovery initiatives in Turkey following the 1999 earthquakes have transformed into initiatives around larger issues of building resilience and risk reduction. It examines the nature of their relationships with the

Sage Publications

This publication puts forward an integrated analytic framework for risk governance. It provides guidance for the development of comprehensive assessment and management strategies to cope with risks, in particular at the global level. The framework

International Risk Governance Council

This paper reviews what local governments in more than 50 cities are doing with regard to disaster risk reduction. It draws on the reports of their participation in the global Making Cities Resilient Campaign and its 10 essential components, and on

Sage Publications

The study looks at the relation between urban climate change impacts and the quality of housing and other buildings, infrastructure, and services in the urban area. Well-governed cities that have greatly reduced these risks have accumulated resilience to

Sage Publications

This plan is prepared as per the guidelines provided by the National Disaster Management Authority, and based on existing hazard vulnerability and risk perception of the various stakeholders. The roles and functions to be played by the different organs of

Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority

This Plan presents an updated version of the State Disaster Management Plan 2012, now taking into consideration new developments that have taken place since the adoption of the plan. The plan also presents lessons learned during the course of

Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority
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The aim of this guidebook is to advise local governments on developing and implementing a holistic and integrated local DRR strategy that contributes to building resilience at the local scale.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
MCR-Handbook for Local Leaders
This Handbook for Local Government Leaders provides mayors, governors, councillors and others with a generic framework for risk reduction and points to good practices and tools that are already being applied in different cities for that purpose.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)

This report documents a baseline study to identify the type of authorities and capacities that local governments possess to undertake actions for DRR and making cities resilient conducted by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Center for Urban Disaster Risk Reduction & Resilience

This report presents recommended indicators to monitor the global targets of the Sendai Framework, the follow-up to and operationalization of the indicators and recommended terminology relating to disaster risk reduction.

The open-ended

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction United Nations General Assembly