Lessons for a safer future: drawing on the experience of the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster, eleven key actions for building nations’ and communities’ resilience to disasters

This report draws on the experiences of many organisations and individuals during and following the tsunami.

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery, President William J. Clinton, has identified many lessons concerning the tsunami and the recovery of the affected nations and communities. Compiled by the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) secretariat, the present report expands on one of his lessons - the need to reduce the risks of disasters.
Reference code:
DRR10309
Date:
2006
Pages:
15 p.
Sources:

Keywords

Themes:
Community-based DRR
Hazards:
Tsunami
Regions:
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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