Disasters & Humanitarian Relief

Disaster risk reduction is a cross-cutting issue in the context of sustainable development. This section covers activities aimed at reducing disaster risk and increasing resilience to natural hazards in different development sectors, which has multiplier effects and is projected to accelerate the achievement of the SDGs. Disaster risk reduction relates to target 13.1 (Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries) and Goal 11 (Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable), among others.