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This report presents France’s disaster risks and natural hazards, such as flood, cyclone, avalanche, earthquake, landslide, volcano and wild fire, and discusses institutional and legal framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR). It provides an evaluation of country’s DRR national policy and describes progress made in forecasting and early warning syste…
… caused by wind load, snow and ice avalanche, rock fall, landslide, impulse wave, earthquake, forest fire and flood. The study describes effective technological … caused by wind load, snow and ice avalanche, rock fall, landslide, impulse wave, earthquake, forest fire and flood. The study describes effective technological …
2002 United Nations World disaster reduction campaign This booklet on “Disaster Reduction for Sustainable Mountain Development” is the 2002’s World Disaster Reduction Campaign chosen theme. The theme was selected for two reasons; First, because mountain communities are particularly vulnerable to natural disasters and they will benefit from the informat…
This report summarizes the outcomes of the assessment and desk-review analysis undertaken of achievements in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and the implementation of Hyogo Framework for Action in Kyrgyzstan, 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 i…
The United Nations General Assembly has designated October 13th as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster…