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Maldives, World Bank, EU & Australia partner for adaptation


Kseniya Lvovsky of the World Bank said, 'We are pleased to see this project take off with participation of the various stakeholder departments in the Government of Maldives,' expressing the partners’ anticipation to closely work with the government counterparts on a successful implementation of this important initiative building on the lessons of the first phase...

  • Action agreed on Safe Schools


    The head of UNISDR, Margareta Wahlström, today welcomed the adoption of a global action plan by 24 countries to advance the Worldwide Initiative for Safe Schools. Ms. Wahlström said: 'The proposed action plan contains concrete goals which will build on the momentum already generated by many countries to make schools safe not just from earthquakes but a variety of hazards including floods and storms'...

  • UNOOSA and IFRC launch 2015 World Disasters Report

    UNIS Vienna

    Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of UNOOSA, said: 'I believe that good data and adapted information organized in relevant messages, such as this World Disasters Report, is essential to reduce the vulnerability of populations to disaster and to environmental degradation. We need to find mechanisms to 'upload' knowledge from local actors to improve the quality of our outputs'...

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