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This study compares policies and practice in DRR between eight European Union Member States: Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain and Sweden. The selection of Member States represents a broad range in terms of size, geography and history as European donors. NGO representatives, members of the VOICE DRR Working Group completed a questionnaire on their Member State’s policies and programming on DRR enabling comparison of the NGO perception between the approaches taken by different states. This was supported by a desk review of policies, as well as other relevant documentation, leading to the drawing of conclusions and the presentation of recommendations.
The following recommendations arise from the findings: