Natural disasters in Peru: From damage limitation to risk management and prevention

Duration: June 2006 – March 2009
Budget: US$1,576,484
Implementing Agencies: FAO, WFP, UNICEF, PAHO, UNDP

The programme advanced a culture of prevention in remote areas prone to recurrent natural disasters.  By promoting community-level response mechanisms and by using locally sourced materials, the programme fostered the engagement of local communities, benefited from their knowledge and commitment, and gained the support of local authorities towards disaster risk management.


Programme summary