2011 global assessment report on disaster risk reduction : revealing risk, redefining development

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Subjects: Emergency management
Natural disasters--Planning
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Geneva, Switzerland : United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, c2011
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: x, 178 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Alternate Titles: Other title: Global assessment report on disaster risk reduction
Other title: GAR11
GAR 2011
Additional Authors: United Nations
International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Notes: ISBN: 9789211320305
ISBN: 9211320305
Summary: The 2011 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR11) highlights the political and economic imperative to reduce disaster risks, and the benefits to be gained from doing so. Importantly, it offers guidance and suggestions to governments and nongovernmental actors alike on how they can, together, reduce disaster risks. GAR11 also outlines a range of emerging, very low-probability and hard-to-measure risks, which countries should begin to anticipate and prepare for
OCLC Number: 760321726
ISBN/ISSN: 9789211320305
9211320305