National policies, plans and risk and governance profile(s)

This paper argues that there is a need for a new policy framing that Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) investment is imperative that will generate dividends for governments and society at large. Under the auspice of the Sendai Framework for disaster risk

This profile provides an overview of climate risk issues in the Amazon Basin, including how climate change will potentially impact ecosystems, water, agriculture, health, infrastructure, and tourism.

This study discusses dynamics and drivers of the Zika epidemic in Latin America in order to assess longer-term risks and prioritise interventions. The transmissibility of the infection, the generation time and large-scale connectivity of human populations

Cette carte représente les communes exposées aux risques feux de forêts

Chaque année, en moyenne 6,000 départs de feu ont lieu et 25,000 hectares de forêt sont incendiés en France métropolitaine. Les trois quarts des communes françaises qui ont subi des

Cette carte représente la densité de population dans les communes exposées aux risques majeurs.

Les risques majeurs font référence à des événements ponctuels de faible probabilité mais dont la réalisation donne lieu à de très graves conséquences

Cette carte montre le risque sismique en France métropolitaine ainsi que les DOM-TOM.

Le décret publié au JO du 24 octobre 2010, redéfinit en effet le zonage sismique du territoire français, en prenant en compte l'amélioration des connaissances en la

View more Knowledge Base entries

Further DRR country-level resources

IRP resources on French Guiana
The International Recovery Platform strengthens knowledge and information on building back better in recovery, rehabilitation, and reconstruction.

Explore the Knowledge Base

PreventionWeb's knowledge base contains more than 75,000 entries and is updated daily.

Bookshelves in a library.
Type of content
Explore all updates by their type: news, publications, resource guides and more.
Thai people making sandbags to prevent flooding during the monsoon season in Bangkok, Thailand
Themes
Explore by the DRR theme: Human, economic, governance, science, environment and more.
Different symbols of hazards and disasters.
Hazards
Explore by the hazard type: floods, heat, landslides, drought and more.
Airplane from above
Resource guides
Keep up to date with various DRR topics and emerging trends.

Is this page useful?

Yes No Report an issue on this page

Thank you. If you have 2 minutes, we would benefit from additional feedback (link opens in a new window).