Environment and Development
Disaster Risk: A Challenge for Development
UNDP, Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery,
The Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR) has drawn up this
global report with the aim to shed lights on the linkages between development
and disaster. The increasing impact of natural disasters on development
and the acknowledgement of development paths as determinant configuration
factors of disaster risk are the two main issues addressed in this Report.
It promotes disaster risk reduction through identifying appropriate
development policies integrating both disaster risk management and actions
targeting the 8 Millennium Development Goals achievement.
AND THE ENVIRONMENT
IMF, Gandhi, Ved P.; 1998. ISBN 1-55775-737-2
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was founded in 1944 to promote
international monetary stability and cooperation.
with Risk - A global review of disaster reduction initiatives
United Nations ISDR, 2004.
ISBN 92-1-101050-0 (two-volume set)
Vol I: ISBN 92-1-101064-0
Vol II: ISBN 92-1-101065-9
Living with Risk: A global review of disaster reduction initiatives brings
to light the urgent need for action to be taken – and the people who
are doing so – towards building sustainable societies in an increasingly