Disaster Risk Management

  • Jun 30, 2013Capacity Building and Professional Training on Disaster Risk Management - Volume I: Urban Eearthquake Risk Management Training Needs AssesmentThe following reports are derived from the results of the Government of Iran and UNDP's joint programme "Strengthening the Capacities for Disaster Risk Management". Most of the information present in these two volumes are based on the direct results and achievements of the project's two pilot sites in the provinces of Gorgan and Kerman.

  • Jul 1, 2013Developing Earthquake Scenario and Emergency Response PlanThe following publication brings together various reports and documents in three volumes for to develop an earthquake scenario and emergency response plan.

  • Jul 1, 2013Community-Based Disaster Risk ManagementThis publication brings together managerial guidelines and executive procedures for preparing communities to develop effective disaster risk management.


The strengthening of disaster management capacities in Iran has therefore featured high on the agenda of UNDP. Based on a wealth of knowledge and experience, UNDP works closely with governmental and civil society partners to identify and strengthen national capacities in the management and implementation of early recovery programmes and disaster reduction and preparedness. UNDP is also helping to put disaster risk at the forefront of development planners’ minds in order to ensure that disaster risk is being incorporated into development planning frameworks