This reports showcases the way in which logistics and infrastructure play a crucial role in determining whether an extreme natural event turns into a disaster. During extreme natural events, a fragile infrastructure can have grave consequences for the local population, for whom it represents a direct threat. In addition, it delays the effective potential for those affected to help themselves and impedes humanitarian relief provided by the local authorities or from abroad.
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Organization: UNU, Universitat Stuttgart, Bundis Entwicklung Hilft, UNU-EHS, Universitat Stuttgart, Bundis Entwicklung Hilft
Topics: Urban, Risk Reduction/Management, COP23 List of UN Publications
Type of material: Activity Report
Publication date: 2016