World Disasters Report

World Disasters Report 2016 Resilience: saving lives today, investing for tomorrow

World Disasters Report 2015

Focus on local actors, the key to humanitarian effectiveness

World Disasters Report 2013

Focus on technology and the future of humanitarian action

World Disasters Report 2011

Focus on hunger and malnutrition

World Disasters Report 2014 – Focus on Culture and Risk

This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different ...

World Disasters Report 2012 - Focus on forced migration and displacement

Forced displacement is one of the most acute and visible consequences of disasters and conflict....

World Disasters Report 2010 - Urban Risk

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From 1993 to 2006

The World Disasters Report is about people and disasters. It is about those vulnerable people who are most likely to be affected by disasters and the local institutions which provide the mainstay of disaster prevention, preparedness and relief. The first edition appeared in 1993. You can find out more about those previous edition here.

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New IFRC Report calls for greater recognition and support for local humanitarian actors

Local actors are often the most effective in conducting humanitarian operations. However, despite...

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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 190 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. About this site & copyright