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Sendai progress in the spotlight

UNISDR

Governments are this week stepping up efforts to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction by crafting ways to measure progress in curbing deaths and economic losses through to 2030. Mr. Robert Glasser, the head of UNISDR, told participants their work was 'fundamentally important' for the Sendai Framework, which was adopted in March last year and which aims by 2030 to bring about a substantial reduction in deaths and economic losses caused by natural and man-made hazards...

  • Fiji: Government to assist 14 communities

    FBC

    Fourteen communities around the country faced with the impacts of climate change were assisted by Government last year, reports FBC. Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management permanent secretary, Meleti Bainimarama says the projects were identified by the communities that came through the Tikina meetings and Provincial Council meetings...

  • UK: Surface water flooding set to increase sharply, putting the success of Flood Re into question

    Univ of Leeds

    The Flood Re insurance scheme will fail to reduce flood risk and the number of London households eligible for the scheme could increase by up to 75% during its lifespan, according to a paper published today by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the London School of Economics and Political Science...

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