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… progress to reduce disaster risk rests, in large part, on expanded and stronger public-private sector partnerships, the Intergovernmental Preparatory Committee of the … will be in constant flux. Given uncertainties and the need to balance risk-sharing, public-private partnerships must be founded on conditions of trust and regulatory … development in risk environments are great. To realize these opportunities the public and private sectors must work together to create enabling environments in which …
GENEVA, 7 July 2014 - Figures released today show that for the fourth consecutive year, direct economic losses from major reported disasters have exceeded $100 billion. It has happened on seven occasions since 2004 including the last four years: 2010 ($138 bn), 2011 ($371 bn), 2012 ($138 bn) and 2013 ($116 bn). Some 315 disasters killed 22,000 people i…
GENEVA, 11 July 2014 - A new review of disaster losses from 1970 to 2012 released today sets the stage for next week’s intergovernmental discussions on a new global framework for disaster risk reduction hosted in Geneva by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). Two UNISDR partners, the World Meteorological Organization, and the Centre for…
… initiative brings together leading names in business, investment, insurance, the public sector, business education and civil society to develop and promote global … and development. Because R!SE brings together businesses, investors, insurers, public bodies and educators, it can be the catalyst we need to bring lasting change to … initiative brings together leading names in business, investment, insurance, the public sector, business education and civil society to develop and promote global …