Third Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
Many tools and successful pilot projects to manage disaster risk already exist. But the main challenge is to scale up these actions and systematically modify development programmes and budgeting to reduce the risk in all sectors. Increasing urban risk and the depletion of ecosystems, coupled with the role of local governments and partnerships to transform policies and knowledge into concrete actions on disaster risk, will each be tackled at this meeting.
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