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… KUROSHIO, Japan, 1 December 2016 – Hundreds of high school students from around the world have pledged to step up efforts to reduce disaster risk, at a global gathering held to mark the first edition of World Tsunami … Myanmar, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, the United States, and …
… Day attracted 379 students from 48 countries to Japan, a country renowned for its disaster risk management and expertise on tsunami risk. The Summit brought together 244 overseas students and 135 students from Japan in the … Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, United …
… BANGKOK, 10 April 2012 - Threatened by increasing and lethal seasonal floods, the 500-year old Malaysian port city of Melaka is making considerable efforts to reduce the disaster risks that it currently faces from such climate related catastrophic events. … routes, the city of Melaka with support from UNISDR, the UN's office for disaster risk reduction, has embarked on peer-to-peer learning through twinning programmes with …