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… aid emergency bag together with two posters on how to mitigate earthquakes and flood risk. The kit was produced by the UNESCO Regional office for Science and … aid emergency bag together with two posters on how to mitigate earthquakes and flood risk. The kit was produced by the UNESCO Regional office for Science and …
Lake Sarez, which is located in the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan, was created in 1911. A massive landslide, triggered by an earthquake, blocked the Murgab River valley, creating a natural dam, which was called Usoi. In 1999, the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction Secretariat led a mission to assess the risk and impacts in the Pamir Mou…
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5 February 2009
… This book was produced to mark the end of the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR), a United Nations initiative to reduce the negative effects … to raise the profile of the IDNDR initiative, bringing issues concerning natural disaster management to a wider audience. … This book was produced to mark the end of the …
… This document addresses the issues of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the area of education in the form of a compendium of various …
… This report summarizes the outcomes of the assessment and desk-review analysis undertaken … which aims to be included in the preparation of the second Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction for the period 2010-2011. It first introduces the … and functioning of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. … This report summarizes the outcomes of the assessment and desk-review analysis undertaken …
… This report is a synthesis of a risk assessment study of South Asian Region (SAR) countries. The study gives an overview of the SAR hazard risk and vulnerability assessment … risk assessments, concluding with a summary and recommendations for improvement in disaster risk assessment and poverty alleviation. The annexes detail the risk
… those areas of concern in which the principle can best be applied. It affirms that disaster recovery has to be advocated for and mainstreamed in national and local … those areas of concern in which the principle can best be applied. It affirms that disaster recovery has to be advocated for and mainstreamed in national and local …
Publication
11 June 2012
This disaster preparedness guide provides general information to help general public prepare for natural disasters, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, land slides, storms, floods and fires. The booklet gives a brief orientation on what to do before, during and after a disaster strikes and identifies useful procedures and emergency tools that can be used in…
… This publication provides a short overview of disaster risk reduction in the Arab region. It focuses on the major risks, why in particular …
The Status of Science and Technology report is an important step for monitoring the progress in the implementation of the Sendai Framework and an attempt to capture some of the progress across geographies, stakeholders, and disciplines towards the application of science and technology towards risk reduction in Asia-Pacific. Developed by a group of indi…