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Leaders agree to resilience measures at Global Platform

UNISDR

The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, and the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms. Amina Mohammed, today met with other world leaders and heads of international organizations to identify practical measures for reducing economic losses.

  • A new milestone for risk mapping

    UNISDR

    The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction today launched a landmark interactive atlas that exposes the hidden threats posed by natural hazards in national economies and countries’ urban centres. The Global Assessment Report Risk Atlas (GAR Atlas) provides a global vision of where and how disaster risk can undermine development.

  • US nuclear regulators greatly underestimate potential for nuclear disaster

    Princeton Uni

    The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) relied on faulty analysis to justify its refusal to adopt a critical measure for protecting Americans from the occurrence of a catastrophic nuclear-waste fire at any one of dozens of reactor sites around the country, according to an article in the May 26 issue of Science magazine.

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