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This report asserts that the more widespread integration of science into disaster risk reduction policy making will depend on science being ‘useful, useable and used’. The case studies in the report describe specific examples of scientific learning being employed to enhance disaster risk reduction, providing evidence that science is useable for disaster…
… Nations General Assembly has designated October 13th as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction  to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction. It is …
Publication
7 September 2007
This book presents a selection of examples and experiences of disaster reduction that responds to the need for identifying good practices and sharing experiences and information, identified by many - including Governments - during the preparatory process for the World Conference on Disaster Reduction (WCDR). It highlights efforts and practices being und…
Publication
15 September 2009
… to be prepared for emergency situations. This document is a Russian contribution to the implementation of IDNDR programmes. … This booklet is a practical, and easy to … to be prepared for emergency situations. This document is a Russian contribution to the implementation of IDNDR programmes. …
The overall aim of the training package is to increase awareness on natural hazards and disaster risk reduction (DRR) to key stakeholders with knowledge on disaster management to empower the actors to support their organizations in developing disaster resilient programs and projects. This training manual is for use in DRR training aimed at building the…