This Guide has been created to provide advice on useful strategies for implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters (HFA). It represents a distillation of the wealth of experience

These guidelines are oriented to the needs of the decision-maker and provide a description of the range of mitigation options that need to
be considered when making efforts to reduce losses from flooding. The guidelines are designed to provide an

Good practices and lessons learned:

This publication is part of ongoing efforts facilitated by the UNISDR secretariat to build a global partnership for mainstreaming gender issues into the disaster risk reduction process. Such efforts have become urgent