REDER, a journal to advance in the reduction of disaster risks and in the improvement of human well-being

Carmen Paz Castro Correa
2017 REDER  
To reduce disaster risks and address their causes, development strategies based on transformation processes that reduce social vulnerability and increase management capacities should be developed. As in Latin America and in the rest of the world, we are currently facing a growing complexity in the socio-spatial patterns of risk as well as in their explanatory factors, circumstances that require deeper and at the same time, comprehensive studies. In this sense, the following prologue introduces
more » ... rologue introduces the emergence of the Journal of Latin American Studies on Disaster Risk Reduction (Revista de Estudios Latinoamericanos sobre Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres - REDER) and seeks to position its contribution to the region from a multidimensional and interdisciplinary perspective.
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