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Bogotá, capital of Colombia, with 8.2 million inhabitants by 2018, has a system to report different types of emergencies (Information System for Risk Management and Climate Change — SIRE), collecting information since 2002. This work presents the results of a project in which more than 200 thousand emergency records were transformed into a DesInventa…
This publication provides 35 good practices and lessons learned as concrete examples of how to make children safer in their classrooms and educate them about disasters.
This working paper analyses the objectives and rationale of tracking public investments on disaster risk reduction (DRR). The document also looks into the methodologies adopted for tracking public investments for various cross-cutting issues and reviews case studies on tracking public investments on DRR in different regions and countries. The author pr…
This issue includes:Editorial - Voices & Ideas: - Chosica: Prevention Bears Fruit - Crisis or Mitigation?: The role of relationships between institutions and communities in disaster recovery assistance - Contingency plans for coping with disasters: A need that cannot be postponed - Agents of Change: The Role of Children and Youth in Disaster - The…