Disaster preparedness

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27/08/2021 | Basic page

Contingency planning

Contingency planning means preparing an organization to be ready to respond effectively in the event of an emergency. It is an important part of the IFRC'swork supporting National Society preparedness. Time spent in contingency planning equals ...

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19/07/2021 | Basic page

What is a disaster?

Disasters are serious disruptions to the functioning of a community that exceed its capacity to cope using its own resources.Disasters can be caused by natural, man-made and technological hazards, as well as various factors that influence the e...

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12/03/2021 | Basic page

Disaster preparedness

Preparing for disasters saves countless lives, speeds up people’s recovery and saves money. The IFRC supports National Societies to continually improve their local preparedness and response capacity—ultimately preventing and reducing the impacts ...

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