The publication is developed as training material for government officials or aid agencies charged with designing post-disaster reconstruction programme and provide reference tools in evaluating a reconstruction programme’s impact on the environment. It is funded by DFID.
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Projects and Initiatives
The complexities surrounding man’s impact on the environment and the rural location of many vulnerable communities led UNDP to establish an umbrella programme to promote risk management as an important part of every-day life. more
At the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan, in March, the international community was reminded that disasters hit hardest at the local level, with the potential to cause loss of life and great social and economic upheaval. Sudden onset disasters displace millions of people every year.