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International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (1999 - )

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United Nations

From
1999
Alternative Names
  • ISDR
  • UNISDR
Url
http://www.unisdr.org
Location
UN/ISDR
Palais des Nations
CH 1211 Geneva 10
Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 9172529/762/759
Fax: +41 22 9170563
Email: isdr@un.org
Summary

"The ISDR aims at building disaster resilient communities by promoting increased awareness of the importance of disaster reduction as an integral component of sustainable development, with the goal of reducing human, social, economic and environmental losses due to natural hazards and related technological and environmental disasters."

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Prepared by: Adam Bowles