This publication provides a short overview of disaster risk reduction in the Arab region. It focuses on the major risks, why in particular cities are at risk and what are the drivers of disaster risk in the region. Further, the factsheet provides information about the achievements and challenges for the future.
Format: Digital (Free)
Tags: Natural hazards ; Disaster Risk Management (DRM) ; Climate change ; Urban zone management ; Tropical cyclone ; Drought ; Earthquake ; Flood ; Heat wave ; Landslide ; Tsunami ; Wildfire ; Region I - Africa ; Region II - Asia ; Algeria ; Bahrain ; Comoros ; Djibouti ; Egypt ; Iraq ; Jordan ; Kuwait ; Lebanon ; Libya (State of) ; Mauritania ; Morocco ; Oman ; Palestinian Authority ; Qatar ; Saudi Arabia ; Somalia ; Sudan ; Syrian Arab Republic ; Tunisia ; United Arab Emirates ; Yemen Add tag