Disaster Risk Management

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Disaster Risk Management
Category Sustainable Development Terms
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Last Edit Date 2018-06-20

Disaster Risk Management means :

SDABC2015.png The ABC for Sustainable Cities - A glossary for policy makers. 1st edition (2015)

The systematic process of using administrative directives, organizations, and operational skills and capacities to implement strategies, policies and improved coping capacities in order to lessen the adverse impacts of hazards and the possibility of disaster.

United Nation, 2009 UNISDR Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction, http://www.unisdr.org/files/7817_UNISDRTerminologyEnglish.pdf