Disaster risk reduction in the United Nations 2013: Roles, mandates and results of work of key United Nations entities
This report shows the relationship of specific activities to the five priorities for action of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) and the strategic objectives governing them. It reveals the overall connection of national efforts to the expectations of the HFA and makes clear the significance of the progress that has been made since 2005, as described in voluntary self-reporting from countries and regional organizations. The report: (i) highlights some catalysts that engender progress in disaster risk reduction (DRR); (ii) presents an overview provided by individual countries regarding progress toward each of the three HFA strategic goals the five HFA priorities for action; and (iii) provides updates obtained about the activities of some regional and international organizations and institutions.
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