10 May 2013, UNISDR
The Lancet cites a number of examples where building resilience to disasters has clearly paid off including the greatly reduced death tolls from floods in China and cyclones in Bangladesh as a result of wide-scale early warning and evacuation systems. Mozambique's efforts at emergency flood preparedness are also cited...
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