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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 … “At the workshops, they thought about what each of them could do for disaster risk reduction based on what they have learned. I would like them to become adults like …
… This thematic review report on urban risk reduction in Asia was prepared by the Asia Regional Task Force on Urban Risk Reduction (RTF-URR) in the context of progress review in the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action. It reviews the status of urban risk in Asia and also compiled an inventory of initiatives on urban risk reduction and …
… the analyses and outcomes of the Climate and Disaster Resilience Initiative (CDRI) Capacity-building Program participated by the following 8 cities: Chennai (India), … Makati (Philippines), Sukabumi (Indonesia), and Suwon (South Korea). The CDRI Capacity-building Program is a three-month long comprehensive and action-oriented … the analyses and outcomes of the Climate and Disaster Resilience Initiative (CDRI) Capacity-building Program participated by the following 8 cities: Chennai (India), …
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26 February 2009
This study makes a comparative analysis of 15 cities in the Asian region, including some megacities, medium sized cities, and smaller cities, in their capacity to absorb stress, to manage it and recover from it. The scope of this study is limited to climate-induced disasters (hydro-meteorological disasters) such as cyclone, flood, heat wave, drought and…