Infrastructure and disaster: a contribution by the United Nations to the consultation leading to the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Number of pages: 7 p.

This document provides recommendations for addressing disaster risk in infrastructure in the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction. It presents: (i) the status of mainstreaming disaster risk reduction in the infrastructure sector, reporting on the progress and highlighting some emerging trends; (ii) the drivers for mainstreaming disaster risk reduction into the infrastructure sector; (iii) recommendations for addressing hazard risks in the infrastructure sector in the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction; (iv) measuring disaster risk in the infrastructure sector; (v) a list of agencies contributing and description of institutional commitment; and (vi) key documents/source of additional info.