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Ahead of Sendai conference, Ban pushes for 2015 global agreement on disaster risk

UNNC

'The aim is simple: to leave a more resilient world to future generations,' Mr. Ban told high-level representatives of Member States attending a briefing on the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction to be held next year in the Japanese city of Sendai...

  • USA: New hurricane forecast maps to show flood risk from storm surge

    TRF

    'We are not a storm surge savvy nation. Yet storm surge is responsible for over half the deaths in hurricanes. So you can see why we're motivated to try something new,' said Jamie Rhome, storm surge specialist for the National Hurricane Center in Miami...

  • Weather and climate information for food security

    WMO

    'Global food security, which is linked to a wide array of agriculture and water supply systems as well as natural ecosystems, is under constant threat from weather and climate extremes and will face greater challenges from a changing climate...

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