Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015
Making development sustainable: The future of disaster risk management

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to reconstruct not only its infrastructure but also the foundations of Acehnese society after the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 (ibid.).
Ultimately, the integration of disaster risk reduction into post-disaster recovery and reconstruction has been hampered by the same conception of disaster through which the HFA has been interpreted and which explains why so little progress has been made in prospective disaster risk management. If disasters are viewed as exogenous shocks, recovery and reconstruction are seen first and foremost as a process of returning to normality rather than a process of transforming development and the underlying drivers of risk.
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