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Closing of the world Humanitarian Summit. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Implementing Sendai to reduce humanitarian burden

UNISDR

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction has peppered the speeches of government representatives making commitments at the World Humanitarian Summit which closed yesterday. In particular, the ten ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) countries led a debate on how building resilience to disasters can help reduce the humanitarian burden.

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