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10 October 2014
… MADRID, 9 October 2014 - The recurrence of flooding, one of Europe’s most persistent natural hazards, presents … can be attributed to climate change and increased rainfall. The rest is down to human behaviour, including building in the wrong places. The EFDRR, held in Madrid, … of the big lessons from the tragedy is that individual countries cannot handle such disasters alone, he said. In December, Britain’s southeast coast suffered some of its …
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…