Photo by CONRED Press Conference on the Declaration of Guatemala by (from left to right) the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guatemala Valerie Julian; unidentified interpreter; UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos; Executive Secretary of CONRED Alejandro Maldonado; Latin American Representative for United Nations Office of Humanitarian Affairs Darío Álvarez.

Sendai Framework is key: Latin America, Caribbean


'With the addition of the Sendai Framework in the Declaration of Guatemala, humanitarian actors contribute to building resilience at all levels, and it reinforces the growing tendency to link the issues of risk management to development processes and not only to the response,' said Mr. Ricardo Mena, Head of UNISDR’s Regional Office for the Americas...

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    The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee has submitted a plan to State officials to address the city's flooding problems, reports Vietnam News. The Ho Chi Minh City Steering Centre for Anti-flooding Programme would connect the city's existing infrastructure to counter flooding caused by high tides and increase the city's water drainage capacity...

  • Malawi needs significant amount of money to recover from floods - Chilima

    MANA, Malawi - gov

    'This is an indication that the impact of the floods badly bruised our economy and that government of Malawi cannot manage to deal with this alone without the support from our development partners to recover from the flood disaster as well as reconstruct the damaged infrastructure and people's livelihoods,' said Vice President Saulosi Chilima...

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Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030

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