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Fast facts: Disaster risk reduction and recovery

Source(s):  United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters (UNDP)

This document examines UNDP's initiatives in helping develop the capacity of governments in over 60 countries to respond to disasters and mitigate the risk they pose. It presents UNDP's role in preparing disaster risk reduction (DRR) policies, training communities in disaster resilience, and integrating DRR strategies into national development plans.

The document discusses UNDP's initiatives in Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Armenia, Colombia, Mozambique, Haiti and Indonesia, related to providing opportunities for training in earthquake resistant constructions and flood and landslide protection, and also related to disaster planning, risk mapping, early warning systems, shelter construction and establishing regional emergency operations centres.

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  • Fast facts: Disaster risk reduction and recovery
  • Publication date 2012
  • Number of pages 2 p.

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