#DRRday 2023 - CNDS contributes to the study of inequality in DRR


CNDS offers some insights into this year's UN International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, with a focus on inequality

Today 13 October is the UN International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, this year with a focus on fighting inequality.

According to the UNDRR, inequality "creates the conditions that render people exposed and vulnerable to disaster. Disasters also disproportionately impact the poorest and most at risk people, thus worsening inequality. Reducing vulnerability to disasters requires addressing these dimensions".

CNDS fellows have done extensive research showing how growing inequality is both cause and consequence of increasing risk.

Here is a sample of the most recent papers:

Last modified: 2023-02-01