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The high risk emanating from the increasing number of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure systems at national or local level is only now beginning to be understood. The cascading effect of that risk beyond the system under attack into allied and

The role of small businesses within communities is vital and stimulating to the city overall. Businesses provide goods and services to residents and visitors, employ local neighbors, and contribute to the well-being of the greater neighborhood. For

The Stop Disasters Game encourages thinking about preparedness and emergency planning
School students attending a World Tsunami Awareness Day Event in New York have called for more educational programmes on disaster risk reduction from an early age to be better informed to prevent and deal with disasters, At the event, organized by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Government of Japan, an upgraded version of the educational game Stop Disasters was also launched.
UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, addressing the High School Students Summit for World Tsunami Awareness Day
For the third year, Japan hosted a High School Students Summit to mark World Tsunami Awareness Day. UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, urged them to become youth ambassdors for disaster risk reduction.
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This year's run of disaster events worldwide confirms the long term trend of the last forty years which has seen a doubling in the number of recorded extreme weather events which now regularly account for 90% of disasters caused by natural hazards notably floods, storms, drought, landslides and wildfires.
Hurricane Maria near peak intensity, moving north towards Puerto Rico, on September 19, 2017 (c) The Naval Research Laboratory
In the context of revising the fatalities for Hurricane Maria, the Governor of Puerto Rico has acknowledged that the island was not as prepared as it could have been for the storm.
Homes in exposed locations are often not resilient enough to withstand extreme weather events
Built to last? is a new documentary inspired by businessman and DRR advocate Aris Papadopoulos based on his book Resilience - The Ultimate Sustainability