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DRR Voices

Read about the latest DRR Voices on the PreventionWeb knowledge base. These contain stories and perspectives from DRR practitioners and academics on reducing risk and building resilience.

These women are the 15 finalists for the 2022 Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction Excellence Leadership Award, proudly sponsored by SM Prime.
Twelve inspiring women are the finalists for the 2022 Rising Star Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction Leadership Award.
What are the key heat management skills of this century? Athens' Chief Heat Officer answers that question.
“One of the most important findings on urban resilience is that social resilience is often more important than physical resilience”.
Parametric policies designed for lower-income consumers could help bridge the disaster insurance gap.
Chintan Pandya
This article offers an overview of smart evacuation management systems – which make use of soft computing techniques – as a component of DRR strategies, including crowd monitoring, disaster prediction, evacuation modelling, and guidelines for evacuation.
Carla Tavares
Participating in the MCR2030 campaign inspired Amadora, Portugal, to promote DRR through partnerships, awareness and public information sessions, as well as investment in emergency planning.
Kevin Blanchard
Hyper-marginalisation increases levels of vulnerability within a part of society that already experiences discrimination, and as a result can experience the impacts of disasters or crisis situations as more severe and harder to recover from.