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Russia: Disaster risk management a priority during G8 presidency

Disaster Risk Management is among the five priorities

The Head of United Nations Office for

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Tue, 28/01/2014 - 14:13

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Tue, 01/28/2014

United Nation agencies join forces for pacific disaster-climate strategy

Asia/Pacific is the area of the Earth most frequently and heavily affected.

Several United Nations agencies joined forces to contribute to the development of a new Strategy for

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Wed, 22/01/2014 - 14:24

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Wed, 01/22/2014

UN Special Representative proposes elements for post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative of the Secretary-General

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for

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Mon, 23/12/2013 - 09:54
Mon, 12/23/2013

Tacloban: Summit to learn from Typhoon Haiyan

Vice Mayor Yoakasin met with the architect and urban planner James Jao

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, the City of Tacloban - capital of the Philippine province of Leyte - will hold a summit to share both successes and failures during the Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda).

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Tue, 17/12/2013 - 11:19

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Tue, 12/17/2013

New global agreement on disaster risk expected in 2015

Mayor of Sendai City and UNISDR Chief present the Logo of the Conference

The General Assembly confirmed that the 3rd World Conference on

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Thu, 12/12/2013 - 15:00

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Thu, 12/12/2013

Indian Ocean islands cooperate to establish disaster loss databases

NASA Earth Observatory image shows the Sediment-choked Onibe River, Madagascar,

Five islands in the Indian Ocean – the Union of the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, and Zanzibar (Tanzania) – are working to establish and manage

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Fri, 06/12/2013 - 15:48

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Fri, 12/06/2013

IV session of the regional platform for disaster risk reduction (DRR) of the Americas

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The forum will gather key stakeholders in

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27/05/2014 to 29/05/2014

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Guayalquil

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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

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Secretariat of Risk Management, Ecuador

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ecuador

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United Nations celebrates International Day for Disaster Reduction

On 13 October 2013, the United Nations observed the 2013 International Day for Disaster Reduction. This year the focus of the International Day for

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Mon, 14/10/2013 - 08:36

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Mon, 10/14/2013

UN Survey reveals: Needs of people with disabilities neglected in disasters

People living with disabilities face problems in disaster situations

The results of the first-ever UN global survey of persons living with disabilities on how they cope with disasters, illustrates why they die, or are injured, in disproportionate numbers in disasters, as UNISDR reported. An estimated 15% of the world’s population lives with some form of disability.

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Thu, 10/10/2013 - 13:01

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Thu, 10/10/2013

UNISDR issues third call for abstracts for GAR15

Flood-affected village in Upper Nile State, Southern Sudan, in 2007.

The United Nations Office for

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Fri, 04/10/2013 - 11:02

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Fri, 10/04/2013

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