Disaster Risk Reduction
Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is the broad range of humanitarian and development action to reduce the risk posed by natural disasters to individuals and communities. It is humanitarian in that it helps to save lives, and developmental in increasing communities’ resilience to hazards and shocks, as a prerequisite for sustainable development and pro-poor economic growth.
How to cite this resource
Citation styles vary so we recommend you check what is appropriate for your context. You may choose to cite Oxfam resources as follows:
Author(s)/Editor(s). (Year of publication). Title and sub-title. Place of publication: name of publisher. DOI (where available). URL
Our FAQs page has some examples of this approach.