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UNISDR Annual Report 2014

This 2014 annual report is a mid-term report on the UNISDR 2014-2015 Biennium Work Programme. 2014 was a year in which much time was spent defining the future of disaster risk management. There were major gatherings around the world to weigh up the experience of the last ten years of implementing the Hyogo Framework for …

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Disaster Risk Reduction Private Sector Partnership: post 2015 framework-private sector blueprint five private sector visions for a resilient future

There is a clear mutual interest for the public and private sectors to work together, as the private sector relies on the resilience of public infrastructure and services to conduct their businesses, and governments and communities depend on resilient business practices for a stable and sustainable economy. This Position Paper describes the Five Private Sector …

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San Francisco 5 – Year Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (MDRRM) Plan (2011-2015)

The San Francisco Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan serves as a guide in the implementation of proactive disaster risk reduction programs that emphasize the five pillars of: 1) Governance by making disaster risk reduction a priority agenda for sustainable development; 2) Risk Assessment by improving risk information and early warning; 3) knowledge and …

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Building Urban Resilience

Reference document prepared for East Asia and Pacific which aims to increase the resilience of cities to disasters and climate change impacts by promoting a risk-based approach in public investment decision-making process. Building Urban Resilience http://iaibr3.iai.int/twiki/pub/ForoEditorial2012/WebHome/EAP_handbook_principles_tools_practice_web.pdf

Making Cities Resilient Campaign

Toolkit, updates, and list of champions for the campaign which now includes over 1,400 cities. Making Cities Resilient Campaign http://www.unisdr.org/campaign/resilientcities

Responding to Urban Disasters: Learning from Previous Relief and Recovery Operations

A paper that outlines “key lessons related to the design and implementation of urban disaster-response programmes … written for people planning and implementing relief and early recovery operations in urban areas: those who have to decide if, when and how to intervene.” Responding to Urban Disasters: Learning from Previous Relief and Recovery Operations http://www.alnap.org/pool/files/alnap-lessons-urban-2012.pdf

World Disasters Report 2010 – Urban Risk

This report highlights a wide overview of data and trends regarding the growing “vulnerability gap” in urban areas. World Disasters Report 2010 – Urban Risk http://www.ifrc.org/en/publications-and-reports/world-disasters-report/wdr2010