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