Connect and convince to save lives and reduce disaster impacts

This brochure introduces the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) as a strategic framework adopted by the United Nations Member States in 2000 intending to guide and coordinate the efforts of a wide range of partners to achieve a substantive reduction in disaster losses. Its aim is to build resilient nations and communities as an essential condition for sustainable development.

The brochure also presents the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), secretariat of the ISDR system, which serves as focal point for the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) - a ten year plan of action adopted by 168 governments to protect lives and livelihoods against disasters.
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