Disaster risk reduction for resilience and sustainable development in the Arab region: issues brief

This brief gives an overview of the disaster trends and challenges across the Arab region, with a special emphasis on infrastructure, informal settlements, climate change, and cross-cutting issues such as governance, inclusiveness, decentralization and legislation. The report also provides an analysis of proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Targets from an Arab Perspective.

This issues brief was prepared as a background document for the Arab Sustainable Development Report.
Date:
2015
Author(s):
Abu-Swaireh, Luna; Hamdan, Fadi
Pages:
14 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance
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
Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific.
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