SDC's approach to DRR is based on three strategies:
In addition, many Swiss agencies are working abroad in the field of DRR:
Other government agencies like the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN), the Swiss Federal Office for Civil Protection (FOCP) and others closely collaborate with SDC in the domain of DRR.
Furthermore, scientific institutions in Switzerland provide knowledge and know-how, in various fields such as risk assessment and monitoring. Also the Swiss insurance sector, with direct insurers and re-insurers are providing solutions in this particular field.
A number of Swiss NGOs are implementing particular DRR projects in various partner countries and have joint effort through the Swiss NGOs DRR platform.