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10 October 2014
MADRID, 9 October 2014 - The recurrence of flooding, one of Europe’s most persistent natural hazards, presents both a challenge and an opportunity when it comes to disaster reduction, a conference heard on Wednesday. Both the Balkans and the United Kingdom have experienced heavy floods in the last year, with surging water levels in Serbia in May leadin…
… HFA experiences at the 5th Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) as Africa prepares for a Ministerial-level meeting here on Friday which will … the continent’s proposals for inclusion in the new Post-2015 framework for DRR to be adopted next year. Ethiopia’s Mr. DRR, Tadesse Bekele Fanta, impressed with a comprehensive account of his country’s …
… The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the South Sinai … the League of Arab States (LAS) are organizing the 2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction which will take place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, from 14-16 September … for DRR, held in Aqaba (Jordan) in March 2013, the 2nd Arab Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) will provide a forum for Arab governments, policy makers, …