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… a plan for resilient development up to 2030. It echoes the aims of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris … a plan for resilient development up to 2030. It echoes the aims of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris …
WAKAYAMA, 5 November, 2018 - This year’s High School Students Summit for World Tsunami Awareness 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 location where on November 5, 1854…
… and climate change strategy; (ii) the launch of a survey on disability and disasters; (iii) 2013 floods a "turning point"; (iv) Pacific's drought risk; (v) … and climate change strategy; (ii) the launch of a survey on disability and disasters; (iii) 2013 floods a "turning point"; (iv) Pacific's drought risk; (v) …
… This input paper for the 2015 Global Assessment Report explores how public and private agencies can help protect the country’s most …
Pacific Island countries -- building partnerships and networks The September 2009 tsunami that affected Samoa, Tonga and American Samoa killed almost 200 people and destroyed scores of coastal villages. Floods in Fiji in 2009 resulted in reported damages of $54 million with an additional $5 million in humanitarian costs. Community-based projects to e…
… the UN Secretary-General had called "for a target to halve the losses of lives from disasters by 2015, when the terms of the Hyogo Framework for Action ends. For this to … disaster risk reduction and of the necessity of building societies resilient to disasters." Vice-Minister Nakano reiterated a theme that was much repeated by other … reduction as an integral part of international cooperation. Not only do natural disasters cause serious damage to vulnerable communities but they can even wash away …
… sector that may be addressed by the goals, such as poverty eradication, energy, health, food security. “Disaster risk reduction is a cross-cutting issue that is … especially in key sectors such as, energy, agriculture, water, natural resources, health and infrastructure.” Ms Margareta Wahlström, the Special Representative of the … sector that may be addressed by the goals, such as poverty eradication, energy, health, food security. “Disaster risk reduction is a cross-cutting issue that is …
AUCKLAND, 22 May 2014 - Australia’s Emergency Media and Public Affairs (EMPA) organization was born out of a desire to share lessons learned after Cyclone Larry in 2006 and it has been doing that every year since in unique style through its annual conferences. “We are the only organization in the world dedicated to improving public communications in d…
… do occur, limit their destructiveness.  Following the devastating “Black Summer” of 2019 to 2020, these techniques are being incorporated into wider wildfire risk … creation of and stewardship of ecosystems in North America,” explains the GAR 2022 report.  “Polycultural knowledge about such risks can sometimes be made through … do occur, limit their destructiveness.  Following the devastating “Black Summer” of 2019 to 2020, these techniques are being incorporated into wider wildfire risk …