Factsheet: overview of disaster risk reduction in the Arab region

This publication provides a short overview of disaster risk reduction in the Arab region. It focuses on the major risks, why in particular cities are at risk and what are the drivers of disaster risk in the region. Further, the factsheet provides information about the achievements and challenges for the future.
Date:
2013
Pages:
4 p.
Sources:

Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Cyclone, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Heat Wave, Land Slide, Tsunami, Wild Fire
Countries:
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Palestine, State of
Regions:
Africa, Asia
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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