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Ban Ki-moon stresses importance of disaster risk reduction

In a thematic debate on disaster risk reduction, the United Nations General Assembly emphasized the importance of disaster risk reduction.

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Fri, 13/04/2012 - 08:38

UN kicks off talks on new blueprint for disaster risk reduction

The United Nations disaster risk reduction office today announced the start of consultations on a new international blueprint for reducing disaster losses ahead of a conference on the issue that Ja

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Thu, 08/03/2012 - 11:42
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South-East Asian Nations Call for Greater Investment in Disaster Risk Reduction to Protect Economic Growth

The 2011 floods that caused unprecedented devastation across South-East Asia have highlighted the need for stepped up investment in disaster risk reduction to protect social and economic assets, to

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Thu, 23/02/2012 - 15:55
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