The DRR project’s objectives include monitoring the conceptual development of DRR globally; developing and continuously updating an inventory of DRR initiatives or programs; promoting and strengthening DRR “Communities of Practice” (CoPs) in the LAC region; indentifying and supporting the educational and professional development of the next generation of DRR “thinkers” and “agents of change” in the LAC region; identifying and cultivating key DRR individuals and stakeholder groups; facilitating exchange and coordination between organizations and key individuals and stakeholder groups involved in DRR (“bridge building”); and organizing, formalizing, and making available worldwide LAC region capacity development services in Disaster Risk Reduction. This project is funded by USAID.


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DRR Books

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Sheltering Literature Review and Annotated Bibliography

UN GAR Background Notes