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BEIJING, 13 May 2014 – China has signaled its support for stronger international cooperation to prevent and reduce the impact of disasters as momentum builds to develop the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. The Deputy Minister of Civil Affairs in China, Ms. Jiang Li, welcomed 300 disaster policymakers, experts and managers to the 5th Nat…
SEOUL, 29 April 2014 – Cooperation in disaster management is a key element of building peace and prosperity in North-East Asia, a high-level regional conference has been told. The International Forum for Trilateral Cooperation between China, Japan and the Republic of Korea –collectively home to 22 percent of the world’s population and responsible for 2…
JEJU ISLAND, 26 March 2014 – Senior disaster management officials and experts from across North-East Asia today endorsed the Hyogo Framework for Action as a consistent and guiding force for national progress in disaster risk reduction (DRR). Senior representatives from China, Japan, Mongolia, and Republic of Korea said they were all looking forward to h…
JEJU ISLAND, 28 March 2014 – Disaster experts from China, Japan and the Republic of Korea today agreed to launch joint research aimed at enhancing the compatibility of disaster data and terminology across North-East Asia. Senior representatives from the three countries emphasised the relationship between resilience and development and noted that each co…
BANGKOK, 7 August 2014 – Early warning has been credited with saving the lives of several residents during this week’s earthquake in Yunnan Province. The China Daily newspaper reported how high school student Geng Fangdong was doing his homework when his mobile phone started bleeping. “It began to count down from five to one then it sounded sirens repe…
GENEVA, 4 July 2014 - China has succeeded in keeping its direct economic losses from disasters to within a target of 1.5% of GDP for three consecutive years, according to a new film which celebrates the country’s achievements in implementing the five priorities of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA), the global blueprint for reducing disaster losses ad…