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Post-2015 disaster risk reduction framework : policy brief

AXELSSON, Charlotte
et al
2014

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The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) was requested to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR) as a follow up to the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015. This paper highlights a number of critical elements that need to be raised during the consultation process to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities since disability was not given sufficient recognition in the Hyogo Framework for Action. Three strategic goals have been proposed by UNISDR: risk prevention, risk reduction and strengthened resilience. For each goal, this paper outlines the current context for people with disabilities; a series of recommendations; and questions to raise during consultations

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