Five islands in the Indian Ocean – the Union of the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, and Zanzibar – are working to establish and manage disaster loss databases.
On 13 October 2013, the United Nations observed the 2013 International Day for Disaster Reduction.
As flash floods hit Pakistan in February and caused damage over a wide area which also killed 29 people in various area in Peshawar, ICIMOD, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Develop
A major initiative to develop a UN strategic plan of action for disaster risk reduction and resilience got underway on 19 November 2012 at UNESCO HQ as representatives from 20 UN agencies and progr
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced its intention to double the overall support for disaster reduction over the next five years and adding five countries per year to the &
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The International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), has as a main objective a reflection about natural disasters.
The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, UNISDR, announced the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012.
China successfully launched Ziyuan I-02C Thursday, a high-resolution remote-sensing satellite, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi province.
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There is an increasing trend in disasters both in frequency as well as in the damage caused in terms of human casualties, economic and ecological damage.
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