13 March 2015

Thematic Focus: Natural Disasters

The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) will be held in Sendai, Japan, on 14-18 March 2015.  The agenda includes a working session on "Preparing for Disaster-Induced Relocation."  In addition, a side event on "Displacement and the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: What are the Inter-linkages between DRR and Human Mobility?" will be held 14 March.

Here are some of the publications that have been released in the lead-up to the meeting:

Disaster-related Displacement Risk: Measuring the Risk and Addressing its Drivers (IDMC, March 2015) [text]
- See also related news stories from Thomson Reuters and IRIN.

Human Cost of Natural Disasters: A Global Perspective (CRED, 2015) [text]

*Reducing Climate Change's Disastrous Effects (RI Blog, March 2015) [text]

WCDRR Briefings for Delegations (ODI, Feb. 2015)
- Disaster Damage to Critical Infrastructure and Basic Services
- Disaster Mortality
- Economic Losses from Disasters
- Number of People Affected by Disasters


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