Disaster Risk Reduction Programme: Summary of Lessons Learned and Recommendations

Between 2001 and 2008, the IFRC in partnership with the British Red Cross implemented a Disaster Reduction Programme with various National Societies in disaster-prone countries in East and Southern Africa and in South Asia. In the end, the programme spanned seven years in two separate phases, involving 11 countries and a total budget of CHF 7.5 million.This document is a summary of some of the main findings of two evaluations conducted in 2004 and 2008 respectively, at the end of both phases of the DR Programme. 

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