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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.

“If you understand the risk, then you can understand how to cope with it,” Esline says. “But if you do not understand, it is going to be hard - slowly you see the impact, but you don’t know how to deal with it”.
Louisa Yasukawa Austyn Campbell
According to a joint IDMC and ADB report, twelve out of 14 countries have introduced measures to prevent displacement in their policy and legal frameworks.
Nur-Sultan, the capital city of Kazakhstan, recently joined the Making Cities Resilient 2030 Initiative. Mr. Yelnar Bazyken, the Head of the Center of Urbanism in Nur-Sultan, discusses plans to continue building the city’s resilience.
This World Humanitarian Day UNDRR is celebrating women leaders in disaster risk reduction and humanitarian action, who are working to build resilience in their communities.
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”.