The booklet is intended for community leaders in Africa. It describes the causes and consequences of poverty in Africa and the links between poverty alleviation and disaster risk reduction.-->
This paper addresses the vulnerability of modern societies through the concept of sustainable development, taking account of all elements that can influence the environment for urban planning and bearing in mind the objective of public safety and health.-->
trigger cascading effects across different domains.-->
The book describes the difference between flash flood and river or lake flood.-->
Disasters represent a serious threat to cultural heritage by causing permanent damages or the destruction of entire areas where movable and immovable cultural goods are located. Moreover, inadequate emergency operations can intensify what natural injuries have already done.
This paper contributes to the growing debate about the potential alignment, synergies, and shared ambitions between DRR and conflict prevention, but also points to counter arguments that DRR does not or could not influence conflict dynamics.
Vision: The substantial reduction of disaster risk and losses for a sustainable future-->