Disaster Management

China is situated in a part of the world prone to disasters and at a developmental stage where it is relatively vulnerable to them. While China has made significant progress in establishing an infrastructure for disaster response, the causes and consequences of various disasters continue to evolve.

Our Goals

Given growing evidence on the nexus between climate change, natural disasters and poverty, it is essential that disaster risk management be woven into national and local development processes. UNDP seeks to develop partnership opportunities with government, the private sector and communities in facilitating risk-conscious development planning and implementation. We engage communities and cross-sectoral participation in community-based disaster risk reduction and education, promote adaptive measures in response to the changing climate, and explore market-based solutions for disaster prevention and preparedness. While natural disasters can never be fully prevented, we aim to help China be resilient enough to withstand them and prepare to respond to them effectively.more

Disaster Preparedness

Bangladesh, China and Nepal, part of a sharing and learning project on Community Based Disaster Management in Asia (CBDM Asia)more

Building Back Better & Greener

Video: Building Back Better and Greener

Saving Wuliangsu Lake

Video: Saving Wuliangsu River

Projects and Initiatives

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