Natural, man-made and hybrid disasters generate negative impacts on sustainable development. Climate change phenomena together with advent of new technologies and expanding urban areas have created new hazards that must be addressed as a matter of national and international security. Natural hazards can be caused by atmospheric, geologic, hydrologic and wildfire phenomena, while man-made hazards may be caused by human economic and social behavior.
In this worrisome context, DEVPOLES brings the provision of technical assistance and policy advice services in line with the Sendai Framework to governments and multilateral agencies via our disaster risk reduction and mitigation (DRR) programme, to enhance preparedness, awareness, the governance of first and last responder action to reduce the negative impact on the economy, the degradation of the environment and potential adverse effects on human health.
Our DDR Team provides specialist services such as:
With DevPoles, your DRR policy and response are in good hands.