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… in 2006 compared to 2005 and 2000-04. CRED has been publishing statistics on disasters every year since 1998, thanks to the generous support of the United States … (EM-DAT) which contains essential core data on the occurrences and effects of disasters in the world from 1900 until today. The main objective of EM-DAT is to … in 2006 compared to 2005 and 2000-04. CRED has been publishing statistics on disasters every year since 1998, thanks to the generous support of the United States …
Behind every effect, there is a cause: This manual for the media - compiled by journalists and disaster experts who understand that disaster risk reduction is a civic duty, government responsibility, national obligation and a good story - is for reporters and broadcasters who want to know more about those urgent, terrifying and all-too-often tragic mome…
… to manage disaster risk.” In keeping with the Day’s focus on the impact that disasters have on people’s lives and well-being, this year’s theme is about conveying … political support in approving legislation, and adequate financial, technical and human resources. These underlying conditions at national level can strengthen … represents large savings in terms of avoided losses and reconstruction costs with cost benefit ratios ranging from 3:1 to 15:1 or higher in some cases. …