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ABUJA, 15 May 2014 - From school to university education, from early warning to data collection, and from national development plans to community-based participation, Ethiopia has made solid gains in implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action, the global agreement on disaster risk reduction adopted in 2005. Yesterday was a day for sharing HFA experien…
… update from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). In the wake of the disaster some herders have sought to reduce their disaster risk by finding areas that afford better protection from extreme weather … update from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). In the wake of the disaster some herders have sought to reduce their disaster risk by finding areas that …
… Campaign “that can be used to track progress as the cities continue to build disaster and climate resilience”. The report, titled ‘Assessing City Resilience: … in implementation. This is most clearly the case in areas that are critical to both disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation – land use planning, building … and actions. Overall, the report made five key findings. First, planning for disaster risk reduction appears to be more advanced than for climate change …
MAKATI, 25 March 2014 – The Philippines’ city of Makati is striving for a comprehensive disaster risk management plan that strengthens the resilience of both multi-billion dollar businesses and migrant families struggling on a few dollars a day. The city, a big driver of the Philippines economy, sees its daytime population balloon almost tenfold, to 4…