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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 … said, “We came here to reconfirm our commitment to create a stronger and more resilient community. While we come from different parts of the world, we share a … both shared hopes that students would build friendships and return to their communities as tsunami awareness leaders. The Summit issued a consolidated report -- …
… 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 …
… on 20 core countries with high vulnerability to natural hazards and low economic resilience to cope with disaster impacts including anticipated climate change and … on 20 core countries with high vulnerability to natural hazards and low economic resilience to cope with disaster impacts including anticipated climate change and …
… This is the 2nd edition of the Disaster Risk Management Program for Priority Countries, originally published by GFDRR in 2009. It … refine the agendas and prioritize interventions. … This is the 2nd edition of the Disaster Risk Management Program for Priority Countries, originally published by GFDRR …
… 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 … is key to survival. I count on you to be leaders who can reduce the risk of future disasters,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a message to participants. The UN … said as he welcomed the students to his town. “We should always regard natural disasters around the world as our own issue. It is not a problem from the past or in a …