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Photo by UNISDR Mr. Saber Chowdhury, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, speaking on the Sendai Framework.

Parliamentarians key DRR actors - UN SG

UNISDR; UNISDR NY

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction is 'a fundamental stepping stone marking this year of global action for people and the planet,' according to UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon in remarks to a gathering of Speakers of Parliament from around the world. 'You can contribute by using your legislative and monitoring functions to ensure sustainable capital investments and adequate social expenditures'...

  • To stem migrant flow, Tanzania offers climate-stressed farmers loans

    TRF

    The Tanzanian government wants to revive the economically vital but ailing farming sector and stem the rush of rural people to the cities. The Tanzania Agriculture Development Bank (TADB) will strengthen growth in agriculture by helping farmers obtain improved seeds and fertilisers, access modern technology and learn better techniques to cope with the impact of climate change...

  • Four months after quakes, Nepal fails to spend any of $4.1 bln donor money

    Reuters

    Two months after foreign countries and international agencies pledged $4.1 billion to help Nepal recover from its worst natural disaster, the government has yet to make arrangements to receive the money and has spent nothing on reconstruction, reports Reuters. This is mainly due to delays in approving plans and concerns about starting building work in the monsoon season...

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Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030

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Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Group on Indicators and Terminology


1st formal session:
29-30 Sep 2015
informal session:
28 Sep 2015
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