Building resilience to natural disasters

DFID has taken a well-considered approach to mainstreaming resilience to natural disasters, and has helped to promote the inclusion of resilience into the global development agenda.

Score: Green/Amber
  1. Status: Completed
  2. Published: 28 February 2018
  3. Type: Performance review
  4. Subject: Climate change and biodiversity, Humanitarian assistance
  5. Assessment: Green/Amber
  6. Location: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Nepal, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Uganda
  7. Lead commissioner: Richard Gledhill
  8. SDGs covered:No poverty, Sustainable cities and communities, Climate action, Industry, innovation and infrastructure

International Development Committee

Parliament’s International Development Committee (IDC), or its ICAI sub-committee, hold hearings on all ICAI reviews. The IDC hearing on ‘Building resilience to natural disasters’ is available to watch online.

ICAI follow-up

ICAI follows up on all of its reviews to check what progress has been made since publication. ICAI’s disaster resilience follow-up is available to read now.

Read the follow-up



Published 13 Jun 2017

Evidence gathering


Review publication

Published 28 February 2018

Government response

Published 11 April 2018

Parliamentary scrutiny

IDC hearing 23 May 2018

ICAI follow-up

Published 18 July 2019