Linking disaster risk reduction and poverty reduction: good practices and lessons learned

This publication seeks to highlight initiatives that have successfully linked poverty reduction and disaster risk reduction in various parts of the world. It features several projects and initiatives that show how DRR can be integrated into poverty reduction (or vice-versa) to help reduce the vulnerability of the poor and protect their livelihoods and development gains.
Date:
2008
Pages:
75 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Civil Society/NGOs, Community-based DRR, Economics of DRR
Hazards:
Drought, Flood
Countries:
Bangladesh, Bolivia, El Salvador, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Tajikistan
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.
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