Document / Publication

  • Do more with your content!Discover PreventionWeb Services
  • Financing disaster risk reduction: towards a coherent and comprehensive approach
    https://www.preventionweb.net/go/38456

    Email sent!

    An email has been sent to the email addresses provided, with a link to this content.

    Thank you for sharing!

    OK

Financing disaster risk reduction: towards a coherent and comprehensive approach

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

This report examines five countries - Indonesia, the Philippines, Costa Rica, Mexico and South Africa - that all have positive aspects regarding coordinated and coherent national financing of disaster risk reduction (DRR), yet issues remain regardless of progress made. The report makes recommendations based on the research targeted towards different actors - national governments, the international community, the academic and research community and the successor the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA).

If there is one general principle that underpins the recommendations it is is that making and respecting financial commitments to risk reduction is essential to make progress. No quantity of good legislation or strong DRR frameworks, even those that make risk reduction an issue sector by sector, will make a difference if insufficient financing is allocated.

This paper was funded by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) as a contribution to the 2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction prepared by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).



Add this content to your collection!

Enter an existing tag to add this content to one or more of your current collections. To start a new collection, enter a new tag below.

See My collections to name and share your collection
Back to search results to find more content to tag

Log in to add your tags
  • Financing disaster risk reduction: towards a coherent and comprehensive approach
  • Publication date 2014
  • Author(s) Kellett, Jan; Caravani, Alice; Pichon, Florence
  • Number of pages 59 p.

Please note:Content is displayed as last posted by a PreventionWeb community member or editor. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of UNISDR PreventionWeb, or its sponsors. See our terms of use