Incheon declaration on disaster risk reduction in Asia and the Pacific 2010

This declaration, made by the Heads of Governments, the Ministers, and the Heads of Delegations of the countries of Asia and the Pacific, at the Fourth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in Incheon, Republic of Korea, on 25-28 October 2010, calls for (i) raising awareness and building capacity for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA); (ii) developing and sharing information, technology, sound practices, and lessons learned in climate and disaster risk management; (iii) promoting integration of DRR and CCA into development for green growth; (iv) urging all actors to implement Hyogo Framework for Action in line with the five priorities for action; (v) promoting investments on DRR and CCA; and (vi) promoting resilient cities; in recognition of the need to protect women, children and other vulnerable groups from the disproportionate impacts of disaster and to empower them to promote resiliency within their communities and workplaces.

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