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Kristalina Georgieva recognized as DRR Champion

UNISDR EUR

Commissioner Georgieva who will take over as European Commission Vice-President for Budget and Human Resources said that in a world facing many major crises and emergencies there is a clearly a need to invest more in resilience and risk reduction and 'to immunize economies and people’s lives against disasters'...

  • Exporting Ebola - who's really at risk?

    IRIN

    'The best approach to minimize risks to the global community is to control the epidemic at its source,' said Kamran Khan, a professor at the University of Toronto. 'While screening travellers arriving at airports outside West Africa may offer a sense of security, this would have at best marginal benefits'...

  • New Zealand: National approach to natural hazard risk management

    LGNZ, New Zealand - gov

    'Having hazard resilient communities requires in the first instance that our hazard management systems are themselves more resilient. This will be aided by being more strategically organised, and our operational activities being more integrated, cohesive and'...

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