Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction Post-2015

Nitin Srivastava, Glenn Fernandez, Rajarshi DasGutpa, Akhilesh Surjan, Rajib Shaw

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    Disaster risk reduction needs to be mainstreamed with development, and it has been increasingly identified at the global level. This chapter explores the direction of inclusion of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and resilience in sustainable development goals post-2015. The Rio+20 Conference also stressed the same principle in its outcome document. However, investment for DRR, enhancement of disaster knowledge and access to such information and building conducive international environment still pose challenges in post-2015 scenario.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction
    EditorsJuha Illari Uitto, Rajib Shaw
    Place of PublicationJapan
    PublisherSpringer, Tokyo
    Number of pages9
    ISBN (Electronic)9784431550785
    ISBN (Print)9784431550778, 9784431562504
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

    Publication series

    NameDisaster Risk Reduction
    ISSN (Print)2196-4106


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