Disaster Risk Reduction

Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) are recognised as increasingly important in WASH contexts that face risk of recurrent or chronic emergencies.

Minimum Requirements

Due to the increasing frequency and impact of disasters, WASH programmes need to consider how DRR can be integrated into interventions. Examples of integration of DRR are given in the ‘Learning Companion on DRR and WASH’ . At a minimum, WASH staff should: