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… the session and encapsulated the latest thinking in disaster risk management. “The DRR community is looking at three key areas, as it thinks of a sustainable development … risk reduction but since then there has been a significant shift in understanding DRR as a development issue,” said New Zealand. “In our view, DRR should be recognised in the Sustainable Development Goals because disasters affect …
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3 June 2014
SUVA, 3 June 2014 – Not one child died at a school or kindergarten during the Christchurch earthquake of February 2011. It was one of the few bright spots from the major disaster that hit New Zealand’s principal city of its South Island. That remarkable statistic was also a resounding endorsement of the country’s efforts to teach its children to ‘Drop,…