HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
 by World Bank https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqvk2XTh_wE

Sri Lanka takes progressive steps to reduce socio-economic impacts of disasters

WB

'Today we are embarking on a long term engagement to analyze the root causes of disasters and will finance a wide range of measures to increase resilience to these adverse events' said Francoise Clottes, World Bank Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives...

  • US: FEMA encourages communities to participate in national PrepareAthon! Day

    FEMA, United States of America - gov

    'Disasters can strike anytime and anywhere,' FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate said. 'America’s PrepareAthon! is about practicing what to do in an emergency with enough regularity so that it becomes second nature when the real disaster actually happens'...

  • Confronting the challenges of evacuating people with disabilities

    Emergency Management magazine

    People with disabilities experience a disproportionately high level of disaster-related injury and death because their needs are neglected by the official planning process in most situations. Deborah Hayes has collected the most important advice to emergency managers...

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