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Revised HFA stresses political leadership

UNISDR PPEW

'The Zero Draft recognizes the need for a more people-centred approach to disaster risk. There needs to be more accountability for risk creation. Above all we recognize the fact that we have been presented with a unique opportunity to ensure coherence across the concurrent post-2015 processes on sustainable development, climate change and disaster risk,' Ambassador Thongphakd said...

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    RTCC

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    EEA

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