UNISDR partners with ABU and EBU to encourage more TV productions on DRR


'Documentaries change the way people think and Public Service Media are the natural and reliable choice to partner institutions in the event of disaster prevention and disaster recovery, but also the main source of reliable information for citizens. In the aftermath, investigative journalism prompts reflection about disaster risk reduction policies and the programmes set in place'...

  • Report on climate change and child rights released by UNICEF


    'As the effects of climate change become more visible and extreme, they are likely to affect adversely the lives of children and adolescents all over the world,' said Anthony Lake, Executive Director of UNICEF in the report’s Foreword. 'Over 99 per cent of deaths already attributable to climate-related changes occur in developing countries – and children make up over 80 per cent of those deaths'...

  • Release of new V1.5 of the Disasters crowdmapping smartphone App SIGNALERT

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    Operational tests are ongoing in France with The French Flood Forecasting center, with Watershed authority of the Seine and Dordogne rivers. New tests start during summer 2014 with Mountain terrain Restoration service of French Ministry of Environment to detect and follow flash floods and rock falls in South of France...

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