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Brazil scores at DRR too!

12 Jun 2014, UNISDR AM

David Stevens, head of UNISDR’s Centre for Excellence in Brazil, said: “Brazil sees the Cities Campaign as central to the development of a successor to the Hyogo Framework for Action. Municipalities across the country are being galvanised by the campaign and they want disaster risk reduction strengthened at community level...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1983 20,000,000
Drought 1998 10,000,000
Flood 1988 3,020,734
Flood 1983 3,008,300
Flood 2008 1,500,015
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
Academic Programmes in Brazil
 


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