The international financing of DRR, representing the international community’s support to national governments in their efforts to protect development gains from disasters, is coming under increasing scrutiny. There is some correlation between mortality risk levels and volumes of financing, but only at the high-risk level. Respect of policies and frameworks related to DRR and Humanitarian action finance are basics references for building trust and credibility. A well designed plan, implementation and evaluation which include a comprehensive financial report is a crucial tip for an effective Humanitarian assistance cycle.
Many companies, NGOs, governments and Humanitarian Assistants offer assistance to prevent and respond to disasters, but an effective strategic planning will assist them to best orient their actions towards the situation taking into account the level of vulnerability, exposition to risk, the available resource and how better to apply them for a successful assistance action.