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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Terminology

"The UNISDR Terminology aims to promote a common understanding and usage of disaster risk reduction concepts and to assist the disaster risk reduction efforts of authorities, practitioners and the public. The previous version 'Terminology: Basic terms of disaster risk reduction' was published in 'Living with risk: a global review of disaster risk reduction initiatives' in 2004. The following year, the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 requested the UNISDR secretariat to 'update and widely disseminate international standard terminology related to disaster risk reduction, at least in all official United Nations languages, for use in programme and institutions development, operations, research, training curricula and public information programmes'."

URI http://bartoc.org/en/node/1040
Titles
  • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Terminology
  • UNISDR terminology on disaster risk reduction
Homepage http://www.unisdr.org/we/inform/terminology
Languages
  • en
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Address
  • Palais des Nations
  • Geneva
  • 1211
  • Switzerland