Tag Archives: disaster risk reduction

Disaster-prone Asia vulnerable to rising risks

Asia’s poorest countries have few defenses against natural disasters and will have to get used to living with their enormous human and economic toll, new UN research says. By ALAN BOYD Asia’s poorest countries have few defenses against natural disasters and … Continue reading

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Bài học từ những cơn lũ quét

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Two Hundred Cities to Use New Tool to Improve Disaster-Related Resilience This Year

The tool will assess the citie’s resilience against 117 indicators to create a detailed city resilience action plan and improve disaster risk reduction. In a bid to boost resilience in the face of disaster, some 200 cities this year say … Continue reading

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Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference: Saving Lives, Reducing Losses

Climate change, associated extreme weather and demographic shifts means that record numbers of people are exposed to floods, heatwaves and other hazards. Improved early warning systems and more coordinated disaster risk reduction are therefore more important than ever before. To … Continue reading

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