These mini case studies provide the reader with the opportunity to look at a wide variety of DRR activities from a range of countries and partners. They are 'snapshots' that capture the essence of DRR and its benefits. They are grouped according to the thematic areas outlined by the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA), a 10-year plan to make the world safer from natural hazards.
HFA Thematic Area 1 – Community-level DRR advocacy
HFA Thematic Area 2 – Assessment of disaster risks
HFA Thematic Area 3 – Education and awareness
HFA Thematic Area 4 – Reducing underlying risk factors
HFA Thematic Area 5 – Preparedness and response