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… developing Chinese coast reside in hazard-prone low-lying plains. 'It's an enormous number, even bigger than the population of the whole of Japan,' Prof Takemura said. He … developing Chinese coast reside in hazard-prone low-lying plains. 'It's an enormous number, even bigger than the population of the whole of Japan,' Prof Takemura said. He …
BRUSSELS, 4 July 2019 - The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (Hybrid CoE) and the Ministry of the Interior for Finland have joined together to develop a new stress test tool that will help countries understand and improve their ability to reduce risk of hybrid threats and casc…
… Ms. Mizutori added that improving the collection and use of disaggregated data based on sex, age, and disability is critical. She underscored the importance of … of disaster resilience, and they can build more sustainable, secured, and driving community”. Amb. H.E. Guivarra recommended that Pacific countries consider the … Leader Disaster Risk at the Geoscience, Energy and Maritime Division of the Pacific Community, moderated the session. She highlighted how Pacific countries have stepped …
… priorities and complementing existing mechanisms. After the measles outbreak in 2019, the government mandated that procurement rules be relaxed when an emergency was … priorities and complementing existing mechanisms. After the measles outbreak in 2019, the government mandated that procurement rules be relaxed when an emergency was …
Suva – The second Pacific Resilience Meeting (PRM) has closed, focusing on discussion and recommendations around the Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific (FRDP)’s ten Guiding Principles and three Goals which fall into four ‘standards’ for resilience; Integrate, Include, Inform, and Sustain. The meeting, held virtually this time due to…
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13 March 2018
This document is the fifth in a series of hazard-specific risk assessment modules, compiled as part of the Words into Action Guidelines on National Disaster Risk Assessment by UNISDR. This section provides a general introduction to the assessment of biological hazards. This section outlines various approaches to assessing the risk of biological hazards,…
The intention of this paper is to contribute to Sendai Framework Priority 1, “Understanding disaster risk”, and Priority 2, “Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster