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GENEVA, 17 April 2013 - Outer space isn't a place organizations usually think of when looking to build resilience and reduce disaster risks. Yet, this is exactly where participants' minds were when experts were invited by UNISDR and the UN's Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) to discuss the incorporation of space technology into the post-2015 disas…
… 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 …
Behind every effect, there is a cause: This manual for the media - compiled by journalists and disaster experts who understand that disaster risk reduction is a civic duty, government responsibility, national obligation and a good story - is for reporters and broadcasters who want to know more about those urgent, terrifying and all-too-often tragic mome…