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Water scarcity could hit economic growth by up to 6 percent - World Bank

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Water scarcity, exacerbated by climate change, could cost some regions up to 6 percent of their GDP, spur migration, and spark conflict, according to a new World Bank report - High and Dry: Climate Change, Water and the Economy.

  • 1966-2016: 50 years since the Tashkent Earthquake

    UNDP Uzbekistan

    Fifty years ago, a devastating earthquake hit Tashkent leaving over 300 000 people homeless. Today, the Government of Uzbekistan pays special attention to protection of population from emergencies and disaster risk reduction.

  • Makati tests Sendai disaster risk reduction framework - Philippines

    Philippines - gov

    The city has been chosen by the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) to pilot-test the new Sendai Framework Local/Urban Indicators aimed at disaster risk reduction under more detailed parameters.

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