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The IFRC World Disasters Report 2014 takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters and risk influence culture. Download full report from IFRC homepage (PDF)

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He has recently focused on the significance of culture in relation to risk and people’s perception of hazards and climate change. This involved being a lead editor for the Red Cross World Disasters Report 2014: Focus on Culture and Risk.

(PDF) World Disasters Report 2014 Focus on Culture and Risk

(PDF) World Disasters Report 2014 Focus on Culture and Risk | Terry Cannon and Fred Krueger - Academia.edu The annual WDR from the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent examines the significance of culture as a missing element in disaster risk reduction.

(PDF) Red Cross World Disaster Report 2014: Focus on Culture

Red Cross World Disaster Report 2014: Focus on Culture & Risk

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enabling fast reading. The texts of the Report are sup-plemented by maps, diagrams and pictures to illustrate their content. More in-depth information, scientific details of the methodology applied and tables are available at www.WorldRiskReport.org. There, the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Reports can be downloaded, too.

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This year’s World Disasters Report, released by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), takes on a challenging theme of looking at how culture affects disaster risk reduction, and how disasters and risk influence culture.

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World Disasters Report 2014: Focus on culture and risk

World Disasters Report 2014: Focus on culture and risk This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters and risk influence culture.

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