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17/08/2019
BackgroundASEAN Safe Schools Initiative (ASSI) was established and endorsed by the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM) in January 2013 to promote Disaster Risk Reduction in Education Sector in the ASEAN region. ASSI is a priority of the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) Work Programme 2016-2020 (Priority...
16/08/2019
Devastating wildfires, earthquakes and floods in Europe in recent years and a growing recognition of how climate change and aging infrastructure and buildings will exacerbate risk have highlighted a need to accelerate action towards the identification and management of disaster and climate risks. The Understanding Risk Europe forum will provide a platform....Date: 27-29 Nov 2019
16/08/2019
Devastating wildfires, earthquakes and floods in Europe in recent years and a growing recognition of how climate change and aging infrastructure and buildings will exacerbate risk have highlighted a need to accelerate action towards the identification and management of disaster and climate risks. The Understanding Risk Europe forum will provide a platform....Date: 27-29 Nov 2019
15/08/2019
The ancient Arabic "aljibe" cisterns have inspired Alicante, Spain, to use a water-storing system that provides flood protection.
15/08/2019
The UNDP Recovery Facility will help fast track recovery and build resilience in Mozambique following cyclones Idai and Kenneth.
15/08/2019
Strengthening and advocating the business case for climate action is crucial for business involvement in economies vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
15/08/2019
Distant, imperceptible earthquakes can generate tsunamis that threaten New Zealand communities, who will have little evacuation time due to a lack of warning signs.
15/08/2019
Given the preponderance of research linking climate change with increased flooding, the Indian government should implement climate measures to better prepare cities.
15/08/2019
Pacific islands have climate change response as a priority in their agenda, and New Zealand is helping them in boosting resilience and tackling climate-related issues.
15/08/2019
Climate change is no longer an obscure concern. Increasingly, the impacts of climate change are being felt around the world. In terms of international policy, the need to integrate adaptation with development is well recognized. In developed and developing countries alike, national governments are building adaptation into their economic and sectoral...

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