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With iceman on the way, US plants and suppliers get ready

Reuters; TRF

Manufacturers and their suppliers are scrambling to avoid a costly repeat if this frigid autumn morphs into Polar Vortex II. Companies are stockpiling parts at factories, increasing the amount of goods in transit, reviewing weather contingencies with their freight carriers and booking extra trucks and trailers so shipments do not get sidelined by nasty storms....

  • PrepCom agrees to open-ended negotiations on post-2015 DRR framework

    IISD

    During the meeting, an agreement was signed between the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Nippon Foundation to ensure the Third WCDRR is disability-inclusive. Accommodations for language, venue, transport and lodging will be made to ensure all people have equal access...

  • Nepal: Building codes

    Republica

    'We must all recognize the importance of ensuring Nepal’s preparation for earthquakes and other disasters. Promoting safer buildings is a critical aspect of Nepal’s future, and we welcome the commitment shown by a wide range of stakeholders in defining the framework for the National Plan of Action for Safer Buildings'...

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