Photo by UNISDR Dr. Ahmad Sadeghi Dr. Ahmad Sadeghi, the head of the Tehran Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization presenting the head of UNISDR, Ms. Margareta Wahlstrom, with a copy of the Sendai Framework translated into Farsi.

Iran acts on Sendai Framework


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