Women involved in community meeting to discuss village reconstruction. Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Women involved in community meeting to discuss village reconstruction. Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Photo credit: Nugroho Nurdikiawan Sunjoyo / World Bank

Disaster risk reduction (revised 2015 edition)

by John TwiggJune 2011

Disasters happen all the time. We can’t always prevent them from happening, but disaster risk reduction efforts can limit the scale of devastation.

Watch ‘10 things you need to know about disaster risk reduction

This revised Good Practice Review on disaster risk reduction identifies and discusses the principles and practice of disaster risk reduction (DRR), drawing on experiences from around the world. The book is intended primarily for practitioners, principally project planners and managers already working in the DRR field or planning to undertake DRR initiatives, mainly at sub-national and local levels.

This GPR can be accessed on a dedicated microsite for online viewing or downloading.

Visit the microsite: goodpracticereview.org/drr

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