Assesment of disaster risk reduction capacities in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

Published on 12 Jul 2011 96 pages

This report is prepared under the UNDP/EU project “Sixth DIPECHO Action Plan: Enhancing Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia”. The main objective is to expand the aid to the Central Asian countries authorized to create sustainable disaster risk reduction mechanisms in line with the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015.

This initiative is aimed at strengthening the preparedness for disasters and building the capacities for response to disaster effects for three Central Asian countries – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan –acting as founding member states of the Central Asian Center for Disaster Response and Risk Reduction first introduced in Kobe in 2005 for support of national partnership in development of sustainable capacities for national preparedness to disasters and development of responding thus reducing the degree of natural disaster risk for vulnerable communities.

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