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Technical Profiles: LWR & Disaster Risk Reduction

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Disaster risk reduction (DRR) programs help vulnerable populations prepare for powerful natural phenomena. The implementation of DRR programs is imperative from a life-saving perspective, and also practical. Economic losses to natural disasters can be severe, and the amount of money spent on damages from disasters around the world has increased dramatically in recent years, depleting scarce resources and sending the poor into even deeper poverty.

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