Disaster Risk Reduction – DRR

Impact at a Glance

Disaster Risk Reduction – DRR


DRR Projects



100 K



(Women & Girls)

RET has been active in the Americas Region providing DRR programming since 2011, working to reduce disaster risk vulnerability, focusing especially on the most vulnerable populations, such as Young People, Youth with Disabilities, Displaced and Remote Indigenous Communities. 

RET is active in many inter-sectoral networks and clusters promoting inclusive disaster and climate resilience, including the UN Educational Cluster, the LAC Network for Disability Inclusion in DRR (GIRDD LAC-Red de Gestión Inclusiva del Riesgo de Desastres y Discapacidad), GNDR (Global Network of Civil Society Organizations for Disaster Reduction), GADRRRES (Global Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience in the Education Sector) and the regional PEDRR platform for Latin America and the Caribbean (Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction.

  • RET has implemented 32 Disaster Risk Reduction projects, to date.
  • RET has implemented projects with a Disaster Risk Reduction component in 12 countries across the Americas region.
  • 100K Participants (50% female) targeted in RET programs with Disaster Risk Reduction component to date.

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