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… Wilma and Rita alone caused claims of over $100 billion.” Munich Re noted that the disaster year went against overall trends. Normally, weather-related disasters are the … Wilma and Rita alone caused claims of over $100 billion.” Munich Re noted that the disaster year went against overall trends. Normally, weather-related disasters are the …
… Kobe, 22 December 2011 - UNISDR has organized an exchange visit between the Philippines and Japan, two of the countries worst-affected this year by a series of disasters … had a fruitful exchange of experiences. Governor Ido stressed: “We cannot prevent natural hazards nor disasters fully, but can minimize the impact and damage through a …
… lives on a daily basis. Typically used by the humanitarian community to respond to disasters, emergencies and crisis, these technologies are also being used to forecast … (GFDRR), presented the example of InaSAFE, a free software that produces realistic natural hazard impact scenarios for better planning, preparedness and response … (GFDRR), presented the example of InaSAFE, a free software that produces realistic natural hazard impact scenarios for better planning, preparedness and response …
… digital globe that graphically depicts the vulnerability of our planet to disasters today challenged global policymakers to show more leadership in tackling the … Prof Takemura challenged global leaders to "shift the paradigm from perceiving disasters as an external event and seeking to protect ourselves to a more proactive … digital globe that graphically depicts the vulnerability of our planet to disasters today challenged global policymakers to show more leadership in tackling the …
… Several delegates and participants highlighted the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction as one of the most important policy tools at Government’s disposal to … strategically calculated and measurable actions to develop multi-hazard disaster risk reduction strategies”. The importance of investing in risk reduction for prevention echoed throughout the discussions as speakers called for …
… cascading disaster scenarios.  Recent events – such as cyberattacks cascading into health systems and compromising patient lives through attacks on healthcare monitoring … cascading disaster scenarios.  Recent events – such as cyberattacks cascading into health systems and compromising patient lives through attacks on healthcare monitoring …
… 11 March 2016, TOKYO – The head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Mr. Robert Glasser, today attended the 5th … multi-systems collapse as a result of an unprecedented combination of man-made and natural hazards. This disaster has profoundly shaped our understanding of disaster … biological hazards. In many ways this shift in attitudes to go beyond a focus on natural hazards is due to events here in Japan five years ago.” … 11 March 2016, TOKYO …
NEW YORK, 24 October 2016 – The future of Fukushima Prefecture dramatically changed on 11 March 2011. A 9.0 magnitude earthquake off Japan’s eastern seaboard unleashed a powerful tsunami that triggered a devastating nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant. Speaking at an event ‘Fukushima After 2049 Days: Current revitalization on the grou…