Reasentamiento preventivo de poblaciones en riesgo de desastre: Experiencias de América Latina

Preventive Resettlement of Populations at Risk of Disaster: Experiences from Latin America
Resettlement guide
May 2011

Rapid and unplanned urbanization has worsened already existing vulnerabilities to natural disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean. As a preventive measure, some countries in the region have resettled people and communities who are at risk. This publication provides case studies from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Guatemala.