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HFA ‘central’ to Mexico’s risk management

UNISDR AM

'We realized that we had to be prepared. We face floods, cold fronts, droughts, 31 active volcanoes and we are sitting on five tectonic plates. Our country is vulnerable to natural disasters and that is apart from those that are man-made. We had to be able to monitor the situation to provide early warnings and ensure that people know how to react in the face of emergencies'...

  • US: Youth voices on climate change Take Times Square

    WB

    'Climate change is a global challenge, and we need a global solution involving all sectors. Each and every one of us is involved,' said Lucia Grenna, who leads Connect4Climate, an initiative with about 200 partners that was created by the World Bank, the Italian Ministry of Environment, and the Global Environment Facility...

  • Japan: A global leader on DRR that can do even more to fight poverty - Opinion

    Devex

    'Following the 2011 crisis, Japan has continued to exert global leadership on disaster risk reduction and have comprehensively incorporated disaster risk reduction elements across all its development assistance programming', writes Erik Solheim, chair of OECD’s Development Assistance Committee...

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