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Peru: Peace Boat arrives in Callao port to welcome children's proposals

Andina

Peace Boat arrived in Callao port to receive proposals from Peruvian children and youth, as part of an initiative intended to share experiences with Japan at a regional level in order to promote commitments through the production of resilience for the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) to be held in Sendai, Japan...

  • World Bank Group President: World is ‘dangerously unprepared’ for future pandemics

    WB

    Saying the world was 'dangerously unprepared' for future pandemics, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on 27 January 2015 laid out a vision in which insurance companies, governments, multi-lateral organizations, corporations and international donors worked together to build a system that would help all countries prepare for potentially catastrophic health disasters...

  • Philippines: Drivers of disaster resilience in Benguet

    WFP

    The Province of Benguet is not a stranger to natural disasters – from earthquakes to typhoons – which have resulted in the loss of lives in the province. Meet some of the drivers of disaster resilience in Benguet, who, with the help of the World Food Programme’s (WFP) Disaster Preparedness and Response and Climate Change Adaptation (DPR/CCA) Projects, are moulding Benguet into a province that is equipped to prepare for and respond to disasters...

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