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German contributions to the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
This document explains the contributions of German institutions and organizations to develop flood risk management plans by December 2015 that outline plans for the implementation of prevention, protection and preparedness measures. The document mentions the importance for Germany to review preliminary flood risk assessment by December 2018, flood hazard and risk maps by December 2019, and flood risk management plans by December 2021 and every six years thereafter. The document also explains the contribution of Germany to the expert symposium on multi-hazard early warning systems and services (MHEWS), the countries role in strengthening the resilience of the tourism sector and its approach in achieving disaster resilience, advancements in development partner policy and practice.
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