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Information Sheet: Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

Disaster risk reduction is the concept and practice of reducing disaster risks through systemic efforts. It therefore encompasses a broad range of activities – from ensuring that legislative and policy approaches reflect known hazards, to community-based initiatives and technical solutions such as early warning systems. This Information Sheet focuses specifically on measures that can be taken to prevent, mitigate and prepare for disasters.

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Publication date: 28/02/2018

Document status: Final

DRR Information Sheet

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National Societies
Disaster law, Disaster risk reduction
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