A disaster can lead to setbacks in the economic and social progress achieved by countries over the decades, and its effects can be exacerbated in the case of the most vulnerable groups. The severity of the impact will depend on the ability of countries to detect and overcome their vulnerabilities. This document, especially aimed at policymakers, shows how, through development planning, the foundations for a comprehensive approach can be laid, moving from disaster management to disaster risk management. disasters. To do this, it is proposed to adopt systems-based approaches, in accordance with the global development frameworks.
File added date: March 2021
Author: UN ECLAC
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