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… resources from development partners, this initiative provides an effective way to reduce risk and build climate resilience,” said Ms. Laura Tuck, Vice President of … plan in 2017.  Professor Kabasele Yenga-Yenga, member of the spatial observatory on natural resources and climate in Democratic Republic of Congo, said his vast country … one of DRC’s maritime ports has eaten away both shoreline and port facilities and caused the connecting railway line to collapse. He said CREWS financing would enable …
… 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 … which they vowed to spread the word in their communities about tsunami threats and how to tackle them, and were formally designated as “Youth Ambassadors for Tsunami … students who had their own tsunami experience, I want to learn more about disasters caused by tsunami so that I can enhance my understanding and awareness towards the …
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14 November 2017
… the Summit, students participated in workshops on: learning from past disasters; disaster preparedness; and post-disaster response. They engaged in tsunami memorial activities, traditional folklore and evacuation drills, while attending disaster lectures, visiting a local disaster reduction centre, and conducting a …
… 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 …