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DRR – Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

DRR – Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

“Disaster risk reduction is the concept and practice of reducing disaster risks through systematic efforts to analyse and reduce the causal factors of disasters. Reducing exposure to hazards, lessening vulnerability of people and property, wise management of land and the environment, and improving preparedness and early warning for adverse events are all examples of disaster risk reduction.”

Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk reduction, https://www.unisdr.org/who-we-are/what-is-drr

DRR includes disciplines like Flood Risk Management (FRM) and Assessment (FRA), catchment protection plans, river and watershed regulation, sediment transport modelling.

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