Knowledge Note

With the spotlight on Rio de Janeiro as one of the host cities of the World Cup in 2014 and Summer Olympics in 2016, national, state and municipal authorities are on the front line to protect residents and tourists from disasters and are striving to build resilience by improving land-use planning and implementing best practices in DRM to better prepare for climatological hazards.

About the Presenters

Alessandra Campanaro

Michel Matera

Frederico Pedroso