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Revised HFA stresses political leadership

UNISDR PPEW

'The Zero Draft recognizes the need for a more people-centred approach to disaster risk. There needs to be more accountability for risk creation. Above all we recognize the fact that we have been presented with a unique opportunity to ensure coherence across the concurrent post-2015 processes on sustainable development, climate change and disaster risk,' Ambassador Thongphakd said...

  • Spicy Tunes: Spreading the message on climate change Grenadian style

    GIZ, Germany - gov

    The Grenada Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, in conjunction with the German Agency for International Cooperation unveiled a recently produced music video which will champion climate change awareness activities in the Isle of Spice, particularly amongst the youth...

  • As volcano awakens, Philippines 'zero casualty' record faces test

    TRF

    According to Albay Governor Joey Salceda, the focus on ensuring 'zero casualties' during disasters involves using a wide range of strategies, including risk mapping, comprehensive land use plans, early warning systems, evacuation planning and pre-emptive evacuations – such as that now happening with the volcano threat...

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