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Hong Kong Quotes (23 quotes)

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Disaster Risk Reduction Strategies

What is Mitigation?

Disaster risk management or reduction is a strategic planning and procedure that is administered or employed to protect critical infrastructures, aka critical assets, from severe damages when natural or human made calamities and catastrophic event occur. In Europe, they started to develop a strategic National Disaster Risk Management after so many natural catastrophes happened in the year of Disaster management plans are multi-layered and are aimed to address such issues as floods, hurricanes, fires, bombings, and even mass failures of utilities or the rapid spread of disease. The disaster plan is likely to address such as important matters as evacuating people from affected region, arranging temporary housing, food, and medical care or any other emergency needs of victims. No country in the world can claim immunity from disasters, though vulnerability varies.

Indexation - Referencement

This document of the Good Practice Review aims to help disaster planners and managers appreciate the significance of hazards primarily natural hazards and the risks associated with them; appreciate the need for risk management in project planning and implementation, and the value of such efforts; recognise the main issues that must be understood and addressed when carrying out risk reduction or disaster mitigation and preparedness initiatives; and understand — at least in broad terms — how to address these issues in practice, throughout the project cycle. Good Practice Review Chapters [pdf Enter an existing tag to add this content to one or more of your current collections. To start a new collection, enter a new tag below. See My collections to name and share your collection Back to search results to find more content to tag. Please note: Content is displayed as last posted by a PreventionWeb community member or editor. See our terms of use.

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  1. This document of the Good Practice Review aims to help disaster planners and managers appreciate the significance of hazards (primarily natural hazards) and .

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