Material and Publications

In Brief No. 30 - Disaster risk reduction

It is no secret: Prevention is more effective and much cheaper than reconstructing and rebuilding. However, the importance of disaster risk reduction for inclusive, sustainable development has long been neglected.

2012 in brief disaster risk reduction en
Details

With the adoption of theHyogo Framework for Action (HFA)in 2005 this situation started to change slowly. The HFA is “the first plan to explain, describe and detail the work that is required from all different sectors and actors to reduce disaster losses” (UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR).

PDF Download
language

English

Purpose

Position Paper

Subjects

Advocacy

Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V., Sparkasse KölnBonn IBAN DE15 3705 0198 0000 0011 15, BIC COLSDE33