CATALYST - capacity development for hazard risk reduction & adaptation
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CATALYST does not seek to create new knowledge. Rather, the project explores ways to more effectively assemble, analyse and use the rapidly expanding knowledge base of natural hazards and disasters in order to then provide some guidelines for best practices both before and after such disasters occur.
In order to achieve this goal we must narrow the divide between researchers', practitioners' and policy makers' understanding of natural hazards and disasters.
This knowledge of risk management can be brought to bear on water resources management, land use planning and economic development.

Natural hazard and disaster risk reduction and adaptation should then become critical components of the sustainable development agenda.


Disclaimer. The results contained in this website were produced within the CATALYST project "Capacity Development for Hazard Risk Reduction and Adaptation" funded under the FP7 by the European Commission. This website is the sole responsiblity of the CATALYST Project and does not represent the opinion of the European Community nor is the European community responsible for any use that might be made of the data appearing herein.
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