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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) [ 2 February 2017 ]

Definition:

The use of the recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction phases after a disaster to increase the resilience of nations and communities through integrating disaster risk reduction measures into the restoration of physical infrastructure and societal systems, and into the revitalization of livelihoods, economies and the environment.

Annotation: The term “societal” will not be interpreted as a political system of any country.


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