Disaster Management: Goals and Activities


Under the Sustainable Urban Management Cluster, the UNCRD Disaster Management Planning Programme has the overall goal, as a means to achieve sustainable development, to advance disaster risk reduction globally and support efforts in making local communities, cities and societies more resilient to the impacts of natural and human-induced hazards and disasters.

UNCRD Disaster Management Planning Programme focuses on key elements of self-help, cooperation, and education through activities such as:

  1. Research projects with specifi c focus on implementation and fi eld experiences;
  2. Dissemination of best practices through workshops, publications, reports and internet homepage;

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