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Brazil

Development includes disaster risk management - Analysis

26 Aug 2014, Eurasia Review

'The campaign is a great opportunity to change paradigms and contribute to the reorganization of the National System of Protection and Civil Defence. It allows for greater scope and national coordination and strengthens prevention as key to strategic planning in disaster risk reduction,' said Sidnei Furtado, Director of the Civil Defence team in the region of Campinas, Brazil...


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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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.