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CADRI Partner Agencies aim to strengthen existing capacity development initiatives and programmes at all levels and work in collaboration with existing UN and non-UN coordination mechanisms to ensure a better alignment of support in capacity development in disaster risk reduction offered to countries.

Capacity development

Capacity development is about human development – supporting the growth of individuals and groups, within society and across nations as a whole.

Disaster risk reduction

Disaster risk reduction (DRR) refers to a broad spectrum of work that includes prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

The HFA connects reducing disaster risk with broader development challenges such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).