Disaster Risk Management

From Disaster Risk Gateway


The application of disaster risk reduction policies and strategies to prevent new disaster risk, reduce existing disaster risk and manage residual risk, contributing to the strengthening of resilience and reduction of disaster losses.


UNDRR (2016). Report of the open-ended intergovernmental expert working group on indicators and terminology relating to disaster risk reduction

Available at: https://www.undrr.org/terminology/disaster-risk-management

See also: Disaster Risk, Disaster Risk Reduction, (Residual) Risk, Resilience

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