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… 1 July 2016, GENEVA – The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) aim to reduce disaster losses in some of the world’s most hazard prone cities with the initial aid … Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development said: ”Strengthening disaster risk governance is an essential part of sustainable development and a key …
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19 December 2018
… “its desire to forget’ was the message from a leading Japanese advocate for tsunami risk awareness at the 2 nd World Tsunami Museum Conference. Member of the House of … by tsunami and associated disasters, a key target of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the global plan for reducing disaster losses. “The lessons learned from disasters should be imprinted into our …
… cities in 16 countries provided data on 43 key indicators designed to measure the progress of local governments in implementing ten essential actions outlined by the … “The entire city pulls together to discuss disaster risk reduction, using the report as baseline data to track progress in environmental protection, poverty reduction and urban planning,” said Mr. …
… GENEVA, May 22, 2013 - Community voices from around the world today urged disaster management and climate change adaptation practitioners to take greater … advances in climate change adaptation and disaster management, participants in this Global Platform plenary session on strengthening community resilience called for a … how the 2010 Canterbury earthquake had reinforced the country's disaster risk assessment, preparedness and response capacity, noting that 80 per cent of emergency …
… Background and Introduction “ Making cities sustainable and resilient: implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 at the local level” is a three-year initiative … to develop and initiate the implementation of disaster risk reduction and resilience plans. The cities include: Kampala, Uganda; Dire-Dawa, Ethiopia; Kisumu, …