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NEW YORK, 15 January 2014 – “Disaster risk reduction should not be seen only as an imperative to protecting investments in development, but also as an opportunity for a transformative shift towards resilient development.” This rousing statement from disaster-prone Bangladesh was one of several calls from governments for disaster and climate risk consid…
… surrounding coordination between different levels of government and between the public and private sectors. Globally, there is need for clear and measurable … surrounding coordination between different levels of government and between the public and private sectors. Globally, there is need for clear and measurable …
GUAYAQUIL, 27 May 2014 - Ecuador has invested heavily in disaster risk reduction (DRR), both politically and financially, and with some good results, but there is much still do, the opening session of the 4th Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas heard on Tuesday. The three-day regional meeting in the Ecuadorian port city of Gua…